The latest IM Watch column has been published on InstantMessagingPlanet. This week in IM news faceTime launces its Unified Security Gateway, Akonix lists another 26 security risks, Presence Networks and Sophos give users a more secure instant messaging, meebo offers file sharing, plus new mobile IM products and partnerships.
“‘The Unified Security Gateway appliance offers centralized policy management and control, Web filtering policies to control Web access and help to prevent malware at the gateway, virus scanning of file attachments, spIM protection, and also regulatory compliance archiving for all unified communications and public IM.
“‘It can be configured for a variety of Web communications including public IM, Skype, P2P applications and also enterprise-grade applications like Microsoft’s Office Communications Server and IBM Lotus Sametime.”
IM Watch: Facetime Unites for Security
By Vangie Beal – Published September 12, 2007