GreenBorder Pro protects against malware invasions and internet attacks by changing the operating environment using virtualisation and modified user permissions.
GreenBorder's technology will now have a much higher profile in the marketplace, according to Geoff Sweeney, chief technology officer at behavioural analysis firm Tier-3.
"This will raise public awareness that there is more to IT security than antivirus and digital signature analysis-based applications," he said.
Sweeney also hopes that Google's acquisition will draw attention to Tier-3's own solutions.
"Our Huntsman technology uses behavioural analysis to detect anything unusual happening on the host computer and/or network, and takes appropriate action to protect the organisation," he said.
"Like GreenBorder Pro, Huntsman allows companies to take a multi-vectored approach to security. It will be very interesting to see how the rest of the IT security industry reacts to this acquisition."
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