SurfControl Launches On-Demand Services and Product Enhancements Delivering Customizable, Comprehensive Security Protection
SurfControl First to Market With Internet Protection "In the Cloud," at the Gateway and Desktop

SurfControl (LSE: SRF), a leading provider of global on-demand, network and endpoint IT security solutions, today announced a new set of product offerings that enable customers to achieve greater levels of protection, flexibility and customization. The new product offerings include the worldwide availability of their new on-demand security services that provide customers with an additional option for securing their corporate infrastructures, whilst providing additional layered protection further safeguarding against blended threats.

"At SurfControl we believe there is a science to security and understand that businesses require customizable security solutions that lend themselves to even the most complex infrastructures," said Pat Sueltz, chief executive officer for SurfControl. "Through our new and enhanced security product portfolio, SurfControl continues to deliver on our steadfast commitment to providing organizations with solutions that respond to the complicated nature of blended threats and security breaches targeting companies today."

Utilizing the on-demand technology obtained through the recent acquisition of BlackSpider Technologies, SurfControl's new service offerings -- WebDefense and MailControl -- provide fully managed, around-the-clock security services that are easy to install, scalable and supply an important "in the cloud" layer of protection. By leveraging the on-demand infrastructure, SurfControl is able to analyze e-mail and Web threats in real-time, providing customers with unparalleled protection against zero-day attacks.

"There are a number of filtering solutions on the market, but we feel the depth of the SurfControl and BlackSpider multi-layered, SLA-backed protection is the best option out there -- meeting current corporate requirements and evolving with us to help us achieve our long-term goals," said Lee Taylor, IT manager at Hill Dickinson LLP.

"By blocking all spam and viruses before they enter the network, SurfControl has reduced administration, enabling us to take a more strategic approach to IT management," said SurfControl customer, John Cannon, communications manager at Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service.

SurfControl is also launching enhanced versions of SurfControl E-mail Filter, SurfControl Web Filter, SurfControl Mobile Filter and SurfControl RiskFilter. SurfControl E-mail Filter 5.5 offers increased visibility into messages and traffic with powerful new search functionality and reporting capabilities. Providing enhanced in-bound content filtering functionality, SurfControl Web Filter 5.5 and SurfControl Mobile Filter 5.5 include integrated virus protection, as well as protocol filtering of peer-to-peer, instant message and streaming media applications. SurfControl RiskFilter 5.2 incorporates new security features including e-mail encryption and authentication, and includes integrated Web threat protection for enhanced filtering capability.

For further information on SurfControl's new products, please visit

About SurfControl

SurfControl raises the level of protection against today's more complex Internet threats. Best-in-class products and solutions help customers achieve business and regulatory compliance, increased security and control, and improved resource efficiency. SurfControl protects at multiple points of Internet vulnerability: "in the cloud" with on-demand e-mail and Web protection services, at the enterprise gateway with software and appliances, and on the desktop or mobile client. All of SurfControl's products are backed by industry-leading threat detection technologies, delivered by SurfControl's Global Threat Experts who work 24/7 to provide customers with dynamic zero-day protection. The company has more than 23,000 customers worldwide, 14.5 million users, and employs more than 600 people in offices across Europe, the Americas, and Asia/Pacific. For further information and news on SurfControl, please visit

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