Fiberlink Protects

Fiberlink Communications announced Fiberlink Managed Information Protection

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

August 21, 2006

2 Min Read

BLUE BELL, Pa. -- Fiberlink Communications Corp., the trusted partner for enterprises that want to simplify and secure mobile working, today announced Fiberlink Managed Information Protection, a new security service that protects corporate data in motion at the point of use by monitoring and controlling how the data is used by mobile and remote workers. Fiberlink leads the market in delivering this data protection as a managed service.

According to market research firm Current Analysis, Fiberlink is the first company of its kind to introduce managed services that secure remote and mobile workers against non-network based threats. In the past, Fiberlink's customers have turned to the company for integrated access solutions, but increasingly Fiberlink has expanded its solution set to deliver simple, security-centric mobility software and services to Global 2000 companies.

Fiberlink Managed Information Protection will integrate key technology from Verdasys to protect companies against insider threats to sensitive corporate data, theft of intellectual property and reputation risks, as well as hardware and software vulnerabilities. Fiberlink is delivering the new data protection solution as a managed service to simplify deployment and help ensure corporate data is being used in accordance with company, industry and government regulations.

"Fiberlink offers a comprehensive portfolio of endpoint vulnerability management services that address threats to the mobile workforce both on the network and off,” said Kitty Weldon, senior analyst at Current Analysis. "Fiberlink's ability to protect valuable corporate data even when the mobile device is offline underlines the company's innovative approach to mobility.”

With this announcement Fiberlink becomes the only vendor to offer companies multiple technology options for comprehensive data and device protection. Whether the worker is in the office or out of the office, online or offline, connected or disconnected from the corporate network – Fiberlink Managed Information Protection meets the strictest benchmarks for data threat protection.

"Insider threats are the security problems few companies are willing to talk about, but they must be actively addressed with a specialized security solution like any other vulnerability,” said Mark Cashman, director of product management for Fiberlink. "Specifically, Fiberlink helps customers monitor and control company secrets and other sensitive data by alerting security staff if regulatory or other compliance measures are broken. Verdasys' product offers us the ability to prevent data leakage.”

Fiberlink Communications Corp.

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