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M86 Extends Leading Secure Web Gateway Solution Into the Cloud

SWG Appliance and Web Hybrid Service Utilizes Real-Time Code Analysis to Provide Powerful Defense for Protecting Data and Users in the Remote Corporate Environment

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/01/10 -- RSA Conference® 2010 - Moscone Center - Booth #1151 -- While conventional gateway security products focus on protecting traditional bordered networks, mobile and remote users are often at risk by such an approach and jeopardize introducing an entire organization to a host of potential issues. M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced the general availability of the M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid, which builds on the industry-leading capabilities of its M86 Secure Web Gateway to cost-effectively deliver the same real-time malware protection to mobile workers and branch offices.

With the M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid solution of the M86 Secure Web Gateway, the company becomes the first Web security vendor to release a hybrid solution of an on-premises appliance coupled with a scalable, cost-effective cloud-based security tool enabling unified policy management, reporting, and logging for all users from the central headquarters regardless of their location. It is also the only vendor to offer real-time malware protection in the cloud through M86's unique real-time code analysis technology which blocks zero-day threats which are not caught by traditional AV signatures.

"The ability to utilize a single Web security solution to manage and protect our mobile users from the potential dangers of the Internet is extremely powerful and practical," said Erik Wouterson, senior systems engineer, HMSHost. "The combination of the M86 Secure Web Gateway appliance and M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid solution will allow us to address the security concerns of our remote workers who utilize laptops outside the office as well as computers that are used for our critical business operations at airports. It also helps us address PCI compliance through logging and reports from a single source. The fact that we can manage both the on-site appliance and the cloud service from one central point is great and helps us with providing consistent information to all key stakeholders, including our senior management."

Using its Vital Web Security Suite™, which includes the industry-leading real-time code analysis technology powered by Finjan, the M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid provides enterprises with a cloud-based scanning tool to deliver a consistent security policy and protection regardless of the location of its employees. This unique platform blocks the widest variety of Web-born malware as well as unifies on-premise reporting and log storage for both on-premises and cloud-based usage to meet country-specific regulatory requirements.

With scanning capabilities handled in the cloud, an organization is able to centrally manage security policies, logging and reporting efforts from its corporate office while assuring sensitive information remains guarded. Cloud-based scanners connect to an on-premises policy server for updates and send back logging information so all reporting and administration is handled central from a single interface.

"M86 continues to develop solutions that focus on tackling the significant security challenges businesses face not only today but in the future," said Werner Thalmeier, vice president, product management, M86 Security. "We saw the need from our own customers to protect their off-premises employees and are proud to be the first Web security provider to ship a hybrid on-premises appliance combined with cloud security that benefits a system which supports the corporate network as well as mobile and remote office users."

The M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid allows for the adjustment of policies to provide tighter security while browsing outside the organization as well as the creation of specialized configurations to automatically select the best-suited cloud scanner based on location. Based on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), administrators can easily scale the number of deployed scanners as required. A complete pricing structure is available from M86 Security. The M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid will be available at the end of March.

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 24,000 customers and over 17 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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