Malwarebytes appoints Soft Solutions as NZ distributor

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We are excited to announce that Soft Solutions have been appointed as the New Zealand distributor for Malwarebytes – the multi-award winning computer security and anti-malware product that has over 300 million users worldwide.

Effective immediately, Soft Solutions is now the New Zealand distributor for Malwarebytes – the award winning computer security and anti-malware product that for millions of users worldwide has become the de-facto go-to product for cleaning up after a malware attack.

Malwarebytes protects consumers and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, the company’s flagship product, has a highly advanced heuristic detection engine that removed more than five billion malicious threats from computers worldwide. More than 10,000 SMBs and enterprise businesses worldwide trust Malwarebytes to protect their data. Their next-gen technology protects businesses from attacks and remediates damage that other security solutions miss.

And it doesn’t have to be an Either/Or decision – Malwarebytes can co-exist with most Anti-Virus products on the market today.

Product Portfolio

The Malwarebytes Product Portfolio consists of:

  • Anti-Malware – Proactively blocks zero-hour malware using industry-leading detection and remediation. Malwarebytes technology protects against threats before other products have even identified them. If endpoint detection fails, their remediation technology will remove any infections.
  • Anti-Exploit – Protects vulnerable programs against zero-day attacks with innovative exploit mitigation technology. Four layers work together to block exploits instantly. In the first stage of the attack, anti-exploit prevents shell code execution. In the second stage, it stops memory calls, sandbox escapes, and memory mitigation.
  • End-Point Security – Combines multiple layers of advanced threat defence into one endpoint protection platform. Malwarebytes Endpoint Security brings all of their industry-leading protection and remediation technologies into one powerful solution. This multi-layer defence model breaks the attack chain by combining advanced malware detection and remediation, malicious website blocking, ransomware blocking, and exploit protection in a single platform.
  • Breach Remediation – Removes all traces of infections and related artefacts, not just the primary payload or infector. Eliminates risk of new attacks or lateral movements that capitalize on leftover malware traces. Malwarebytes is the de facto industry leader in malware remediation – trusted by millions and proven by AV-Test.org.

N.B. – Malwarebytes has formed Strategic Technology Partnerships with a number of leading RMM platforms including Kaseya and Labtech.

Malwarebytes Endpoint Security Now Protects Businesses Against Current and Future Ransomware Threats.

Malwarebytes Endpoint Security with advanced anti-ransomware technology is the first solution to offer multiple layers of protection against unknown ransomware.

Malwarebytes have announced new anti-ransomware capabilities for the Malwarebytes Endpoint Security platform. Malwarebytes’ new advanced anti-ransomware technology is the first dedicated protection layer purpose-built to block unknown ransomware.

Users of the Endpoint Security platform have access to signature-less behavioural monitoring technology that automatically detects and blocks both known and unknown ransomware, greatly reducing vulnerability to ransomware attacks. Using a dedicated real-time detection and blocking engine, proprietary ransomware behavioural technology and signature-less protection against unknown (zero-hour) ransomware, the advanced anti-ransomware technology was engineered from scratch to stop ransomware in its tracks, before files are ever encrypted.

“Traditional security offerings rely on obsolete techniques or a collection of repurposed technologies that were not originally built to combat ransomware,” said Nathan Scott, Senior Security Researcher, Malwarebytes. “Malwarebytes Endpoint Security helps stop ransomware; even types of ransomware that have yet to be discovered. We built these new capabilities from the ground-up because we know that ransomware is one of the most dangerous cyber threats. Before now, businesses had no purpose-built ransomware protection available to them.”

Isn’t Malwarebytes Freeware?

Yes, there is a free download of the Anti-malware Standard product for home/personal use or for business users needing immediate remediation there is a free download for a maximum of 5 users. But for the best level of protection and remediation, whether for home or business, see the Soft Solutions website for NZ pricing or contact sales@sofsol.co.nz.

Interested in Joining the Malwarebytes Partner Program?

Advantages

  • Access to Malwarebytes Partner Portal app on multiple platforms (mobile, tablet, desktop)
  • Competitive margins and deal registration discount
  • Access to NFR licenses
  • Dedicated co-branded marketing campaigns
  • Sales enablement training, tools, and certification
  • Highly-desired solutions that are fast and easy to sell
  • Strengthen your profile as a trusted security advisor

Sign up at: https://www.malwarebytes.com/partners/ or contact me for more input.

N.B. – Only Authorised Malwarebytes Channel Partners are eligible for Government/Education/Not-for-profit special pricing.