Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Titanium Maximum Security 2012 – Trend Micro Beta

Beta testing for internet security 2012 and antivirus 2012 solutions are rolling along. Trend Micro currently has three consumer products in beta, Titanium Maximum Security, Titanium Internet Security, and Titanium Antivirus. You can learn more about these, and register to download beta product at their beta portal.

Consumer Products in Beta

# Titanium Maximum Security 5.0 EB 2
# Titanium Internet Security 5.0 EB 2
# Titanium Antivirus+ 5.0 EB 2

One of their differentiators over several of their competitors is that they use cloud technology to stop viruses and spyware.

Trend Micro is promoting the following features for their Titanium Internet Security beta (non of which can be described as new)

Antivirus, Antispyware, Anti-phishing, Web threat protection, Antispam, Data theft protection, Parental controls, and System tuner.

For their Titanium Maximum Security product, Trend Micro is promoting the following features (non of which can really be described as new)

Antivirus, Antispyware, Anti-phishing, Web threat protection, Antispam, Data theft protection, Parental controls, System tuner, Social networking security (Facebook, Twitter & more), Mobile protection (Android, iOS, Symbian & Windows), Secure erase/e-file shredder, Remote file lock, and 10 GB of secure online storage with sync & sharing.

Trend Micro Also Has a Dozen Business Products in Beta

* Threat Intelligence Manager 1.0
* Trend Micro Mobile Security 7.0
* SecureCloud 1.2
* Portal Protect 2.1
* Trend Micro Control Manager 5.5 Service Pack 1
* OfficeScan 10.6
* Intrusion Defense Firewall 1.5
* Deep Security 8.0 ETAP
* InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 5.5
* Advanced Reporting and Management for IWSx 1.5
* ScanMail for Exchange 10.2
* InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance 8.2

Third Party Testing

Trend Micro hasn’t participated in Virus Bulletin ( VB100 testing since 2008

Titanium Internet Security 2011 received certification from, scoring 3.5, 3.5, and 5.5 out of 6.0 for protection, repair, and usability. This was for the Q1 2011 test using Windows 7.

Trend Micro did not participate in’s latest testing.

Titanium Maximum Security 2011 scored 3.5 out of 5.0 (tied for seventh out of 20) in PC Magazine testing.

Trend Micro Titanium AV scored poorly with PC Magazine with 2.0 out of 5.0. . Webroot AV with Spysweeper topped all products with 4.5 out of 5.0.

The usual suspects, McAfee, Panda, Avast, Avira, AVG Technologies, Webroot, Kaspersky, G Data, F-Secure, among others, will be announcing their betas over the coming months.

It'll be interesting to see if any of the vendors come out with anything completely new in their feature set or whether the focus will be on filling perceived gaps versus their competitors.

Also in Beta

Norton Internet Security 2012 and Anti-Virus 2012 beta

BitDefender Total Security 2012


Anonymous said...

TrendMicro *is* included in AV-Comparatives 2011 tests.

kensek_discourses said...

I'll recheck. They weren't in the one I looked at.

jhon said...

Trend Micro Beta