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M86 Security

June 27, 2011 07:00 ET

M86 Security Announces National Video Contest for K-12 Classrooms

Company Invites Teachers and Students to Take on the Challenge and Grab the Spotlight

ORANGE, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - ISTE - Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia - Booth #203 -- Today at ISTE, M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, announced the new and exciting M86 VuSafe Video Contest for K-12 classrooms. Students and teachers across the U.S. are encouraged to direct and star in their own educational videos based on typical lesson plan topics.

One winning classroom will receive prizes including HD video cameras for each student and an HD camera, tripod and 27-inch Apple iMac computer loaded with video editing software for the classroom.

The contest challenges students to collaborate with their classmates by taking an ordinary teacher-supplied lesson plan topic and presenting it in a fun and extraordinary way. It also underscores the educational relevance of using Internet videos in the classroom, demonstrating how useful videos can be in engaging students and augmenting more traditional educational materials.

"We want students and teachers to have fun with this contest and look forward to seeing the new, creative ways they come up with to present everyday educational concepts through video," explained William Kilmer, chief marketing officer, M86 Security. "Educators recognize that Internet videos can be valuable teaching tools, but understandably, they are concerned about potentially inappropriate content on sites such as YouTube. M86 VuSafe eliminates this problem by giving teachers and students safe, CIPA-compliant video access. The M86 VuSafe Video Contest is intended to advocate the safe use of videos in the classroom -- in a fun and creative way."

The M86 VuSafe Video Contest is offered through the M86 VuSafe website which allows educators to search, store, organize, show, and share videos, from YouTube and other video sites, within a safe learning environment.

The M86 VuSafe Video Contest is Now Open
To learn more about the M86 VuSafe Video Contest, including guidelines and eligibility requirements, and to complete the entry form, visit www.m86VuSafe.com/contest. The contest, which kicks off today, will run through October 31, 2011.

About M86 Security
M86 Security is the global expert in real-time threat protection and the industry's leading Secure Web Gateway provider. The company's hardware, virtual 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 Orange, California with international headquarters in London and development centers in California, Israel, and New Zealand. For more information about M86 Security, please visit: www.m86security.com.

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