Startup promises to catch 100% of network attacks with unique detection technology

Startup TrustPipe is announcing a security platform that categorizes network-based attacks and blocks them. The company claims that in two years of testing the software has never let attackers compromise the systems it has been protecting.

As it emerges from three years of stealth mode TrustPipe is announcing – perhaps surprisingly – that its first version, called Trust XP, is written specifically for Windows XP, an operating system Microsoft stopped supporting last spring.

But XP is still in use in countless devices – particularly point-of-sale (POS) machines – as well as millions of PCs around the world, especially in China. Trust XP has the potential to address security concerns about these systems and keep them in service longer.

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Network World Tim Greene