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Microsoft Releases Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Public Beta

Microsoft today announced the availability of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) public beta which now available to customers.

The successor of Forefront Client Security, FEP 2010 is built on System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2, allowing customers to use their existing client management infrastructure to deploy and manage endpoint protection.

Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

Microsoft today announced the availability of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) public beta which now available to customers.

The successor of Forefront Client Security, FEP 2010 is built on System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2, allowing customers to use their existing client management infrastructure to deploy and manage endpoint protection.

Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

EP supports Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and all subsequent versions of the Windows client and server operating systems. Other new features include:

New Antivirus Engine –  Threat detection protects against the latest malware and rootkits with low false positive rate.

New behavioral threat detection – Protection against “unknown” or “zero day” threats provided through behavior monitoring, emulation, and dynamic translation.

Windows Firewall management – Ensures Windows Firewall is active and working properly on all endpoints, and allows administrators to more easily manage firewall protections across the enterprise.

Dynamic Cloud Updates – On-demand signature updates from the cloud for suspicious files and previously unknown malware 

Customers can download the beta now, with the final product set to be released in the fourth quarter of 2010. Microsoft will announce pricing and licensing at a later date.

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