Module -- goes beyond traditional, signature-based antivirus offerings to block emails that contain malicious URL links and utilizes a cloud-based malware behavior analysis service for rapid identification of new malicious links.
Marshal8e6's Blended Threat
Module[TM] will enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of Marshal8e6's existing email and Web security solutions.
In addition, Avinti's patent-pending behavior observation technology, used to solve the problem of blended threats
, will be quickly integrated into Marshal8e6's portfolio of email and Web security solutions.
The network effect of NEWT significantly improves the intelligence of stopping blended threats
Avinti's iSolation Server, a proactive e-mail security solution, stops stealthy, complicated threats such as this attack and other zero-day malware attacks, targeted threats, blended threats
, and mass variants.
and Ireland for SurfControl, said: "The rise in blended threats
has reshaped the Internet security landscape.
When these technologies combine to work together as part of an integrated solution, the enterprise enjoys complete protection against both simpler and more sophisticated threats, including viruses, worms, Trojan horses, blended threats
More than 20,000 customers worldwide are protected from the full spectrum of blended threats
by the SurfControl Enterprise Protection Suite and SurfControl ATI Service.
The new release includes an integrated firewall, intrusion detection and antivirus technologies which, according to the company, can protect against blended threats
and worms such as Blaster, Welchia and SoBig as well as unauthorised intrusions and port scans.
Government agencies face ongoing security risks from viruses, worms and sophisticated blended threats
, such as Code Red, Nimda and Klez, that target network vulnerabilities, rapidly infect via multiple means, compromise data and co-opt networks during coordinated cyber attacks.
These blended threats
are increasingly designed to get past point- solution security and target multiple vulnerabilities in clients and corporate networks.
SurfControl has advised users to follow common sense e-mail security management policies and install filtering technology that can detect the presence of blended threats
such as viruses and malicious code hidden in HTML.