MCLEAN, Virginia, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Commtouch ® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, named Commtouch GlobalView™ URL Filtering the gold winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Award for Best Social Media, Web Filtering, and Content Security Solution.
Commtouch was also named a silver winner in the Best Email Security and Management category, as well as a bronze winner for the Best Overall Security Company of the Year, Best Anti-Malware, Anti-Spam or Antivirus, and Tomorrow's Technology Today categories.The prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies. The winners were announced and honored during the annual Info Security Products Guide awards dinner in San Francisco on February 27 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The Commtouch GlobalView URL Filtering solution leverages a unique "in the cloud" infrastructure to provide unprecedented breadth of Web coverage that remains unmatched in the industry. It localizes responses specifically to the needs of end-customers, avoiding the "one size fits all" approach of traditional solutions. Offering the broadest Web coverage with the highest accuracy of categorization, it is able to accurately index hundreds of millions of sites into 64 categories, including highly granular categorizations of dynamic Web 2.0 environments. "Relied upon by some of the largest enterprises and service providers worldwide, Commtouch's cloud-based detection technology repeatedly proves to offer unmatched accuracy," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "Commtouch is honored that it has gained the Info Security Products Guide's highest recognition for its Social Media, Web Filtering and Content Security category. Not only are we committed to offering the highest level of real-time security, but we are also uniquely focused on doing so in the most efficient, effective manner possible." About Info Security Products Guide