SOURCE: SurfControl

December 20, 2006 08:00 ET

SurfControl Web Filter Wins SC Magazine Best of 2006 Recommended Award

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 -- SurfControl (LSE: SRF), the leading provider of global on-demand, network and endpoint IT security solutions, today announced SurfControl Web Filter received the SC Magazine Best of 2006 Recommended Award for web content filtering featured in the publication's December issue.

In April 2006, SurfControl Web Filter earned a five star overall rating with top scores across test criteria including features, ease of use, performance, documentation, support and value for the money. Reviewer Peter Stephenson concluded that SurfControl Web Filter is an "established product with a strong and well-deserved reputation."

"SurfControl is honored to be recognized by SC Magazine," said Patricia Sueltz, SurfControl Chief Executive Officer. "This award signifies SurfControl's continued dedication to provide best-of-need Internet security solutions for our customers."

As a market leading Internet security software solution, SurfControl Web Filter allows organizations to cost-effectively monitor and control employee usage of the web, no matter how or where users connect to the Internet. SurfControl Web Filter extends security beyond URL filtering by allowing companies to regulate user activity over the Internet to enable full control of business assets, increase business and regulatory compliance and reduce risk. The ability to control Web access also helps eliminate known, emerging and targeted security threats, providing employees with a safe browsing experience.

SurfControl Web Filter is a core component of the SurfControl Enterprise Protection Suite -- a unified threat management solution that helps prevent Internet security threats by protecting multiple vulnerability points across the corporate network, at remote offices and on mobile desktops. The SurfControl Adaptive Threat Intelligence service combines 24/7 research and analysis from the company's global team of threat detection experts with advanced AI technologies and the world's most comprehensive threat databases.

About SurfControl

SurfControl provides a portfolio of security solutions to protect our customers from Internet threats, deliver business and regulatory compliance, and enable business continuity. SurfControl believes that security should be treated as a science, delivering protection at multiple points -- "in the cloud" with on-demand security services, on the network with software and appliances, and on the desktop and mobile client. All of SurfControl's solutions for Web, e-mail and endpoint security are backed by industry-leading threat detection technologies, delivered by SurfControl's Global Threat Experts who work 24/7 to provide customers with dynamic zero-day protection. The company protects more than 23,000 customers worldwide, 14.5 million users and employs more than 600 people in offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia/Pacific. For further information and news on SurfControl, please visit

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