New Security Services Put E-Mail Content Under Microscope
Managed services by MessageLabs are aimed at protecting businesses from questionable content.Web security company MessageLabs announced March 9 the launch of new versions of managed e-mail services that allow enterprises to control content sent to or from employees and detect images deemed inappropriate. The company has released version 3.0 of its Email Content Control and version 2.0 of its Email Image Control services. The offerings will help businesses enforce use policies for e-mail and meet regulatory and legislative compliance requirements by monitoring and controlling image and text-based e-mail content into and out of organizations, said Brian Czarny, vice president of product management with MessageLabs.
"Content Control enables organizations to address the issue of confidential, malicious or inappropriate e-mail content sent or received by the organization," Czarny said in an interview with eWEEK. "Easy to set up and maintain, it proactively identifies and controls e-mail content, thus protecting an organization from risk."