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Symantec Instant Messaging Security.cloud Addresses Security and Compliance Issues for Corporate Instant Messaging Platforms


Symantec Corp. recently recently announced the availability of Symantec Instant Messaging Security.cloud (IMS.cloud) with support for Microsoft Lync. Symantec is one of the first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor to support Microsoft Lync users, helping organizations that communicate using instant messaging platforms address their security and compliance issues. IMS.cloud scans messages and attachments for malware, blocks malicious URLs, protects organizations from data loss and logs messages for compliance purposes without the need for additional hardware and software.

A recent Symantec survey on corporate Instant Messaging use found that IM poses significant risk to organizations. Approximately 60 percent of respondents use IM to communicate with contacts outside the organization and 43 percent use it to share content not related to work. A further 29 percent reported using IM to send information they would not want their boss to know about.
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Posted by on July 9, 2012 in Symantec, Technology

 

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AEGIS LAUNCHES CLOUD BASED SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM – AegisLISAn

Aegis Limited, a leading outsourcing services provider and part of the $17 billion Essar Group, today launched its comprehensive Social Media Engagement solution, AegisLISAn. AegisLISAn provides the ability of Listening, Interacting, Socializing and Aligning with the online community of a brand via a single solution platform, enabling deeper brand-customer engagement. This intelligence is generated by accessing and analyzing thousands of news, social networking, blogs and other user generated content sites of web 2.0 on real-time basis. It further enables brands to manage interactions with social media users and generate intelligent reports.

Aparup Sengupta, Managing Director and Global CEO of Aegis, said, “Digital and Social media are very important parts of the customer experience eco-system and have gained significant customer mindshare in recent times. With customer service, marketing and sales teams joining the drive, the demand has grown beyond pure ‘Listening’ and ‘Analyzing’ to include ‘Engaging’ with the end users. Our research shows that social media is the top of the mind agenda around a brand with CXOs. With AegisLISAn, we have strengthened our basket of solutions for our clients and made it easier to implement social media strategies.”

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Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Aegis

 

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