Finjan awarded new patent for security technology that protects computers from hostile downloadables

Finjan Inc., a leading provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market, has announced that the European Patent Office has granted the company Patent No. EP 0 965 094 B1 entitled System and Method for Protecting a Computer and a Network from Hostile Downloadables. This patent further adds to Finjans extensive and comprehensive intellectual property portfolio in the security market.

Features of the patent include techniques to examine executable application programs in real-time and to proactively prevent them from being passed to client computers in case a security policy is violated.

Finjan is pleased to have been awarded this important patent by the European Patent Office, said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, Chief Technology Officer at Finjan. The technology covered by this patent further asserts Finjans leadership in the Web security market. Finjan remains committed to ensure that our customers benefit from the most advanced security products in order to protect their valuable business data. Finjan will continue to invest in its international patent portfolio to protect its innovative technology worldwide.

Additional details about Finjans intellectual property portfolio can be found on their website.

About Finjan

Finjan is a global provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market.  Our real-time, appliance-based web security solutions deliver the most effective shield against web-borne threats, freeing enterprises to harness the web for maximum commercial results.  Finjans real-time web security solutions utilize patented behavior-based technology to repel all types of threats arriving via the web, such as spyware, phishing, Trojans, obfuscated code and other malicious code, securing businesses against unknown and emerging threats, as well as known malware.  Finjan's security solutions have received industry awards and recognition from leading analyst houses and publications, including Gartner, IDC, Butler Group, SC Magazine, eWEEK, CRN, ITPro, PCPro, ITWeek, Network Computing, and Information Security.  With Finjans award-winning and widely used solutions, businesses can focus on implementing web strategies to realize their full organizational and commercial potential.

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