eScan certified by Microsoft for Windows 8

Issued by: eScan

[Johannesburg, 7 January 2014]

eScan, one of the leading anti-virus and content security solution providers, has achieved certification from Microsoft for Windows 8. eScan anti-virus solutions have been certified by Microsoft to be fully compatible with Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) operating system and will ensure a secured computing environment to its users against evolving cyber threats.

Windows is the most preferred operating system by the IT community and hence is also the most preferred target of cyber criminals who are constantly discovering new vulnerabilities. In such scenarios, it is necessary to have security in place. The latest range of eScan security solutions are tailor-made in accordance with the IT security needs of the customers. eScan's user-friendly security solutions can be easily installed on PCs, laptops, etc, with Windows 8.x OS, and will ensure required protection from growing cyber threats. It also enhances users' privacy, security of their important data, as well as their digital lives.

Mornay Viljoen, eScan South Africa, said: "We are happy to be certified by Microsoft for Windows 8. eScan's latest security solutions are completely compatible with the latest generation of Windows operating systems and hence will ensure a safe computing environment to the IT users using Windows 8."

The leading anti-virus brand worked closely with Microsoft in order to eliminate all the anticipated problems users may have experienced when migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Earlier, eScan had announced the compatibility of its latest desktop products with the recently launched Windows 8.1. Customers can try the enhanced protection provided by the eScan range of security solutions from here.