M86 Security, the authority in malware prevention and content security, announced the new release of its leading M86 Secure Web Gateway (SWG). M86 SWG version 10.2 provides additional networking and third-party integration options with the new ICAP client functionality enabling organizations to reduce the time and costs associated with securing and managing the Internet gateway. The new release also includes the hybrid cloud service as a standard feature and supports new cloud platforms.
Recognized for its unmatched, proactive malware prevention technology, the award-winning M86 SWG is the only solution capable of fully protecting organizations from cybercrime and targeted attacks, including dynamic threats found on Web 2.0 and social networking sites, without relying on signature-based technologies. With a choice of hardware, virtual appliance and hybrid cloud deployment options, M86 SWG customers reap the cost and convenience benefits of using the most flexible secure Web gateway solution on the market.
The M86 SWG already offers valuable features, such as, Web security, user authentication, Web filtering, data loss prevention, inspect ion and validation of SSL-encrypted traffic, and content caching. The new release 10.2 comprises additional features and enhancements, including:
ICAP Client Support Offers Greater Flexibility - The M86 SWG 10.2 integrates with all types of third-party ICAP servers or client devices, many of which may already be in use, to provide organizations with increased flexibility and help them minimize costs.
Integrated Hybrid Cloud Platform Secures Remote and Mobile Users - This new release includes M86 Security's hybrid cloud deployment option as a standard feature, enabling organizations to extend the same robust on-premises Web security and policy control to roaming users and remote offices-at no extra cost. In addition, Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute (EC2) is supported as an alternative cloud scanner platform, further extending customer choice.
Scanner Grouping Enables Deployment in Large Distributed Environments - With the M86 SWG 10.2, Web scanners can be organized and managed easily by dedicated groups, giving organizations the flexibility and affordability they need to deploy the solution in large to very large distributed environments.
"The M86 SWG is already leading the market for malware prevention and protection against cybercrime. With M86 SWG 10.2, we are pleased to offer a more cost effective, fully-featured proxy solution that helps our customers secure their users, networks and data at the Internet gateway," said Werner Thalmeier, vice president of product management at M86 Security.
"Customers receive significant flexibility and options to suit their specific network environments, budgets and requirements which will enable them to maximize their M86 SWG investment."
Version 10.2 of the M86 SWG will be available through authorized channel partners and distributors in April 2012. M86 Security will be showcasing its advanced malware prevention and content security technologies at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, February 27-March 1.
About M86 Security
M86 Security is the authority in malware prevention and content security. The company's appliance, software, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Web and email security protect more than 25,000 customers and 26 million users worldwide. M86 products use patented real-time code analysis and behavior-based malware detection technologies as well as threat intelligence from M86 Security Labs to protect networks against new and advanced threats, secure confidential information, and ensure regulatory compliance. The company is based in Irvine, California with international headquarters in London and development centers in California, Israel, and New Zealand. For more information about M86 Security, please visit http://www.m86security.com.