McAfee, the AV division of Network Associates, has released a virus vulnerability assessment tool designed to help firms spot weaknesses in anti-virus defences.
McAfee's ThreatScan software works in conjunction with McAfee's anti-virus management console, ePolicy Orchestrator, to scour the enterprise network for devices which may be vulnerable to virus infection.
Many companies offer vulnerability assessment, either as software or a managed service, and McAfee seeks to differentiate its product by emphasising its abilities at picking up avenues for viral infection.
Network Associates has its own stand-alone vulnerability assessment tool, called CyberCop, which David Emm, a marketing manager at McAfee, said provided a wider - but less focused - audit of security flaws than ThreatScan.
News source: The Reg