SOURCE: M86 Security

M86 Security

October 04, 2011 07:00 ET

M86 Security Maximizes Online Safety and Learning With New Release of Its Software-Based Secure Web Gateway

New M86 WebMarshal 6.9 Integrates With VuSafe Service to Provide Schools With Safe Learning Environment When Leveraging Educational YouTube Videos

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced the release of M86 WebMarshal version 6.9 featuring the integration of its successful M86 VuSafe service. M86 VuSafe is an easy-to-use, secure, video library aimed at enabling educational establishments to find, tag, organize, and share online videos from YouTube while preventing access to inappropriate videos and removing advertisements, viewer comments and external links. The combination of M86 WebMarshal with VuSafe allows teaching staff and students alike to make the most of useful online videos available on the Internet without compromising security or student safety.

M86 WebMarshal is a powerful software-based secure Web gateway solution that enables IT administrators to secure and manage Internet access, prevent data loss and comply with Acceptable Use Policies and regulatory requirements. Providing granular control over how users access Social Networking sites, including the ability to prevent users posting offensive or inappropriate content to sites like Facebook or Twitter. The latest M86 WebMarshal 6.9 release includes a brand new default policy to make managing access to Social Networking sites even simpler. Additionally, customers in the Education sector will also be able to share approved online videos with their students via M86 VuSafe.

"Student safety and regulatory compliance are of utmost concern for school districts," said Werner Thalmeier, vice president product management, M86 Security. "At the same time, educators need the freedom to tap the wealth of valuable information found on the Internet. By taking advantage of the free VuSafe service, M86 WebMarshal customers will be able to maximize their security investment."

As an easy-to-use, secure video library, M86 VuSafe enables K-12 to find, organize and share YouTube videos without exposing students to inappropriate videos, advertisements, viewer comments or outside links. It provides a fully secure online learning environment that helps teachers augment traditional K-12 materials with videos.

M86 WebMarshal 6.9 is available immediately from authorized M86 Security channel partners, Download a free 30-day evaluation software or for more information on M86 VuSafe, please visit the M86 VuSafe homepage at www.m86vusafe.com.

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 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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