Orange, Calif. – June 22, 2010 – M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced the expansion of a partnership with Kaspersky Lab. The extension of this relationship allows M86 to offer Kaspersky Lab’s anti-malware scanning capabilities to users of M86 MailMarshal SMTP, M86 MailMarshal Exchange and M86 WebMarshal products.
“This effort with Kaspersky Lab is part of our ongoing commitment to develop partnerships or seek ways to deliver more complete solutions to our customers," said Werner Thalmeier, vice-president product management, M86 Security. "The addition of this module to M86’s arsenal of anti-virus scanning products allows us to provide a wider range of choices to M86 customers interested in our email and Web security solutions.”
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management that protects against all forms of malicious software, has provided its anti-malware scanning capabilities for the M86 Secure Web Gateway since 2006.
"Our continued collaboration with M86 is extremely valuable as we extend Kaspersky Lab’s cutting-edge anti-malware scanning technology already available for the M86 Secure Web Gateway appliance to the company’s entire range of security solutions," said Peter Merkulov, Vice-President of the Technology Alliances Business Division for Kaspersky Lab. "This effort now provides M86 users with another advanced and reliable tool for quickly eliminating viruses, worms, rootkits, spyware and other malicious software.”
M86 also offers anti-virus scanning modules from Sophos, Norman Defense and McAfee.
Available immediately, customers can download a 30-day free evaluation of M86 software solutions with the Kaspersky anti-virus scanning module from: http://www.m86security.com/downloads/
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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About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 300 million systems around the globe. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of approximately 100 of the industry's leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/.