Redwood , California (PressExposure) April 30, 2013 -- Cloud security leader Total Defense, Inc. today announced its expanded partnership with Facebook to assist in the launch of the international sites of AV Marketplace to help safeguard users worldwide from cyber-criminals and online threats. Under this partnership, Total Defense will provide Facebook users six months of Total Defense Anti-Virus for free. The company will also remotely install and setup the software to ensure it is installed and configured correctly.
"The number of online attacks has increased dramatically over recent years and we are honored to be a part of a community that provides security and protection to the billion plus Facebook members worldwide," said Lawrence Guerin, vice president, consumer business at Total Defense.
Facebook users can download a six-month version of Total Defense Anti-Virus directly from the Facebook AV Marketplace. With this offer, users are provided strong and fast protection to quietly safeguard against online dangers.
"Security and safety are two of Facebook's top priorities and we are dedicated to creating an environment where people can connect and share comfortably," said Joe Sullivan, chief security officer at Facebook. "We are thrilled to partner with Total Defense to help ensure the online safety of our international users."
ABOUT TOTAL DEFENSE, INC.
Total Defense is a global leader in malware detection and anti-crimeware solutions. Over 40,000 businesses across a wide spectrum of industries have deployed the Company's solutions, including some of the most sophisticated buyers of security technology worldwide, and over four million consumers worldwide use Total Defense's products.
Total Defense's solutions include the industry's first complete cloud security platform, providing fully integrated endpoint, web and email security through a single Web-based management console with a single set of enforceable security policies. The Company also offers a broad portfolio of leading security products for the consumer market. Total Defense is a former business of CA Technologies, one of the largest software companies in the world, and has operations in New York, California, Europe, Israel and Asia.