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March 02, 2009 10:00 ET

MX Logic Elected to Board of Global e-Security Trade Association

ENGLEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - Sam Masiello, vice president of Information Security for MX Logic, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), a non-profit organization made up of security experts and companies focused on protecting electronic messaging from exploits and abuse. The new 2009 board was elected at the MAAWG 15th General Meeting held in San Francisco.

"We are pleased to have Sam and MX Logic join the MAAWG Board of Directors," said Jerry Upton, MAAWG Executive Director. "We look forward to tapping Sam's expertise in messaging and email defense issues as we continue to define best practices for protecting companies and consumers against spam and other forms of abuse."

In his current role, Masiello oversees the MX Logic Threat Operation Center, which monitors, identifies, and tracks new or emerging email and Internet threats. This information is used to provide real-time protection to the 35,000 businesses that use the MX Logic Email and Web Defense services. Masiello also provides regular security analysis and insight through the daily MX Logic IT Security blog, weekly MX Logic SecurityBuzz podcast and monthly MX Logic Threat Forecast and Report.

About the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG)

The Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) is where the messaging industry comes together to work against spam, viruses, denial-of-service attacks and other online exploitation. MAAWG ( represents almost one billion mailboxes from some of the largest network operators worldwide. It is the only organization addressing messaging abuse holistically by systematically engaging all aspects of the problem, including technology, industry collaboration and public policy. MAAWG leverages the depth and experience of its global membership to tackle abuse on existing networks and new emerging services. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., MAAWG is an open forum driven by market needs and supported by major network operators and messaging providers.

About MX Logic

MX Logic is a leading provider of managed email and Web security services that delivers enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost. Our easy-to-use, award-winning services reduce risk and liability, lower overall IT costs, and increase productivity. MX Logic services are available through our industry-leading partner network. For more information, visit