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Press Releases

OPSWAT Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Industry Veterans

15 Sep 2021

New CIO/Head of Global Operations and SVP of Global Marketing appointments accelerate operational excellence and strategic global growth.

OPSWAT Acquires SNDBOX to Offer Market-Leading Malware Analysis Solution

10 Sep 2021

The newest technology acquisition will amplify OPSWAT’s commitment to providing leading Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) technology

OPSWAT Survey Finds Poor Adoption of Security Best Practices for Web Application Security, Leaving Critical Infrastructure Industries Vulnerable to Increased Cyber Threats

26 Aug 2021

Survey reveals that 82% of organizations with web applications that accept file uploads have increased concerns about malware attacks in the last year, but only 8% implement security best practices

OPSWAT Announces Asset Acquisition of Bayshore Networks to Expand Critical Infrastructure Protection Capabilities to OT/ICS Environments

19 Jul 2021

Addition of industrial infrastructure protection solutions and industry experts will enable organization to expand its comprehensive suite of CIP cybersecurity solutions to support client demand

OPSWAT Unveils Next Gen Cybersecurity Kiosk for Critical Infrastructure Protection

7 Jul 2021

New MetaDefender Kiosk, L1001, Dramatically Simplifies Maintenance Requirements; Boosts Performance for Secure File and Device Transfer into Air-Gapped or Connected SCADA Environments

Altron Arrow expands ESC reach with new OPSWAT agreement

5 Jul 2021

Arrow Electronics signs pan-European distribution agreement with OPSWAT for critical infrastructure protection solutions

OPSWAT Announces U.S. Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro

26 May 2021

New alliance offers Ingram Micro channel partners access to OPSWAT’s portfolio of innovative critical infrastructure protection solutions

OPSWAT Appoints Distinguished Critical Infrastructure Industry Veterans to Board of Directors

13 May 2021

Newly appointed Board of Directors bring decades of strategy, operations, and critical infrastructure expertise from Department of Defense, CA Technologies, Check Point, and Forescout to help drive its next stage of growth

OPSWAT Appoints New Executives to Accelerate Global Growth

6 May 2021

New executive hires will help scale global business expansion for high-growth critical infrastructure cybersecurity company

OPSWAT MetaAccess NAC Selected as SC Media 2021 Trust Award Finalist

8 Apr 2021

OPSWAT is proud to announce that MetaAccess NAC has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Network Access Control product category for the 2021 SC Awards.

Arrow Electronics Signs Pan-European Distribution Agreement with OPSWAT for Critical Infrastructure Protection Solutions

6 Apr 2021

OPSWAT is proud to announce global technology provider, Arrow Electronics, has signed a pan-European distribution agreement expanding our channel partner program to protect critical infrastructure protection for customers to 80+ countries.

OPSWAT Receives $125 Million Investment from Brighton Park Capital to Accelerate Growth Momentum

31 Mar 2021

OPSWAT, the leader in Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has secured a $125 million growth investment from Brighton Park Capital (“Brighton Park”), a research-driven investment firm that specializes in growth-stage software, information services, and technology-enabled business services.

OPSWAT Adds Common Criteria Certification to Growing List of Critical Infrastructure Protection Certifications

25 Mar 2021

MetaDefender Core and MetaDefender Kiosk successfully complete Common Criteria Certification elevating commitment to ensuring products meet the highest security standards

OPSWAT Expands Global Availability of Critical Infrastructure Protection Solutions to More Than 40 Countries

23 Feb 2021

To support global customer demand, OPSWAT enhances channel partner program with additional resellers and new tools, training and account management resources to help global companies protect against growing threats to critical infrastructure

OPSWAT Announces Expansion of Cybersecurity Training Program to Address Skill Gaps for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Professionals

2 Feb 2021

OPSWAT Academy 2.0 includes new cybersecurity courses and CIP certifications focused on practical workforce training and development

OPSWAT Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Tampa

4 Jan 2021

Fast-growing cybersecurity company announces relocation of corporate headquarters to Tampa, Florida and plans to add 100 jobs to support global expansion

OPSWAT Now Integrated with CrowdStrike Falcon Platform and Available in the CrowdStrike Store

15 Oct 2020

MetaDefender Cloud Integrated with Falcon and Available in the CrowdStrike Store

OPSWAT Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

18 Sep 2020

Critical Infrastructure Protection Leader Recognized by Global Standard for Commitment to Information Security Management

Palo Alto Networks and OPSWAT Expand Partnership to Address Endpoint Security Compliance

1 Sep 2020

Integration of Prisma Access and the OESIS Framework Device Compliance Module helps customers reduce attack surface

OPSWAT Products Now Available on GSA Schedule

5 Aug 2020

Powerful Critical Infrastructure Protection Solutions Now Available to Government Agencies

Accellion and OPSWAT Partnership Combines the Industry’s First Enterprise Content Firewall with Best-in-class Threat Prevention

2 Jun 2020

Joint Solution Prevents Data Breaches and Protects Critical Infrastructure from Risky 3rd Party Communications.

OPSWAT Announces Major Channel Partner Program Enhancements to Expand Global Coverage

7 May 2020

In response to the growing global demand for Critical Infrastructure Protection solutions, OPSWAT has launched a major expansion of their channel partner program.

OPSWAT launches MetaDefender for Secure Storage

15 Apr 2020

MetaDefender for Secure Storage offers a robust layer of protection for securing stored enterprise data, such as files and images, from data breaches and compliance violations.

OPSWAT Store on Amazon launches with MetaDefender Drive

24 Feb 2020

OPSWAT today announced the OPSWAT Store on Amazon launches with MetaDefender Drive, a ruggedized USB Drive that creates a portable perimeter for devices at any time

OPSWAT Acquires Leader in Network Access Control, Impulse, to Bolster Critical Infrastructure Protection Capabilities

12 Dec 2019

OPSWAT today announced that is has completed the acquisition of Impulse, a Tampa, FL based cybersecurity firm focused on providing Network Access Control (NAC) solutions and Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) capabilities to a wide range of industries

OPSWAT Unveils New Critical Infrastructure Protection Cybersecurity Training and Certification Program

26 Sep 2019

As unprecedented threats to mission critical organizations increase demand for highly skilled cybersecurity talent, OPSWAT Academy pioneers a more practical approach to CIP workforce development

OPSWAT Deploys CrowdStrike to Enhance Security Offering

7 Aug 2019

OPSWAT® brings the power of CrowdStrike's Falcon Artificial Ingelligence (AI) to its MetaDefender® platform to enhance content protection for critical infrastructure networks.

OPSWAT Selected as SC Media 2019 Trust Award Finalist

8 Jan 2019

OPSWAT MetaAccess was recognized as a Top Solution for Cloud Access Control in the Best NAC Solution category for the 2019 SC Awards.

OPSWAT Partners With Carahsoft to Deliver Advanced Threat Prevention Solutions to the Public Sector

13 Sep 2018

OPSWAT and Carahsoft have partnered to bring OPSWAT solutions to federal, state and local government agencies; OPSWAT has also been added to Carahsoft’s NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Contracts

INCA and OPSWAT Join Forces to Protect Customers from Malware

23 Mar 2018

OPSWAT CTO Taeil Goh joined INCA Internet Corporation (Korean: 잉카인터넷) recently at the launch event for INCA’s new TACHYON line of cybersecurity products. Taeil presented an overview of OPSWAT deep content disarm and reconstruction (Deep CDR) technology, which INCA has incorporated into its TACHYON product as a key feature.

OPSWAT Enhances Metadefender Cloud Capacity, Adds Broader CDR Coverage

29 Nov 2017

OPSWAT announced the upgrade of its file scanning and anti-malware cloud service, Metadefender Cloud, to the latest release of Metadefender, version 4.8.

OPSWAT Unveils New Offering for Device Security and Access Control for SaaS Application Use

17 Oct 2017

OPSWAT today announced the availability of MetaAccess, a cloud security solution facilitating an enterprise's move to the cloud with security checks for endpoints.

OPSWAT Brings Deep Content Disarm and Reconstruction to Windows Endpoints

29 Sep 2017

OPSWAT has extended its deep content disarm and reconstruction ( Deep CDR) technology to endpoint clients that run Windows via the latest release of Metadefender Client.

OPSWAT and emt Distribution Join Forces to Provide Security Solutions in ANZ

15 Sep 2017

OPSWAT and emt Distribution are working together to make the most effective cybersecurity solutions available to organizations in Australia and New Zealand.

OPSWAT Releases User Profiles for Metadefender Cloud

28 Aug 2017

OPSWAT released user profiles for Metadefender Cloud users, who can now monitor their day-to-day usage and obtain a detailed overview of their API keys.

WinMagic Receives Gold Certification from OPSWAT

15 Aug 2017

WinMagic received Gold certification from the OPSWAT Certified Security Application Program, which tests anti-malware products for compatibility and overall quality.

OPSWAT Releases Media Validation for Metadefender Kiosk and Client

31 Jul 2017

OPSWAT released a new version of Metadefender Client that includes media validation, which allows it to be deployed with Metadefender Kiosk as part of a comprehensive solution to handle portable media in secure environments.

OPSWAT Awards Silver Certification to Carbon Black's Cb Defense for Anti-malware

27 Jul 2017

Carbon Black received Silver certification from OPSWAT for anti-malware efficacy.

OPSWAT Announces Bronze Certification of Max Secure Software for Anti-malware

17 Jul 2017

Max Secure Software received Bronze certification from the OPSWAT Certified Security Application program, which tests anti-malware products for compatibility and overall quality.

New OPSWAT Metadefender Kiosk 4.0.0 Provides Revamped User Interface and More Customization

6 Jul 2017

OPSWAT released Metadefender Kiosk 4.0.0 to provide customers with an updated customizable user interface that includes multi-language support.

OPSWAT Adds Scalable Administration Features to Metadefender Endpoint Management

29 Jun 2017

OPSWAT added functionality for grouping devices, setting policies by groups, and synchronizing devices from Active Directory to Metadefender Endpoint Management.

360Skylar Receives Silver Certification from OPSWAT

26 Jun 2017

360Skylar received Silver certification from the OPSWAT Certified Security Application program, which tests anti-malware products for compatibility and overall quality.