SUNNYDALE, California, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading cloud-based Internet security provider, today announced it has retained Grayling, a leading international strategic communications advisory firm, to be its North American investor relations counsel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/529254 ) Shlomi Yanai, Commtouch's chief executive officer, commented, "We look forward to working with the Grayling team on expanding and strengthening Commtouch's financial community communications activities. The appointment of Grayling as our investor relations advisory firm follows a highly competitive process. Enhancing our financial communications directly supports the overall execution and evolution of our strategy as we grow Commtouch from a leading IT security technologies company to a supplier of value added security solutions to our expanding universe of international OEM and service provider customers." Erik Knettel, senior managing director at Grayling New York, stated, "We are delighted to have been selected by Commtouch to help raise the company's profile within the capital markets and provide comprehensive investor relations program services. With class leading IT security technologies and robust cloud computing infrastructure, Commtouch has set a clear path for next generation email security, Web filtering and antivirus solutions aimed at accelerating the company's long-term growth trajectory. The Grayling team is excited to be partnering with Commtouch in order to help raise the visibility of this innovative, high-technology growth story." Grayling is a leading international strategic communications advisory firm focused in the areas of investor relations, public relations, government relations, and events consultancy with specialist services including CSR, environment and sustainability and digital. Grayling has over 1,000 staff in 70 offices in more than 40 countries across the United States, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific. About Commtouch Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) safeguards the world's leading security companies and service providers with cloud-based Internet security services. Real-time threat intelligence from Commtouch's GlobalView™ Cloud powers its Web filtering, email security and antivirus solutions, protecting thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users worldwide. Information about Commtouch can be found at http://www.commtouch.com or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch, Authentium, Command Antivirus and Command Anti-malware are registered trademarks, of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.