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ITC Global Security and Quaresso Join Forces to Offer World-First Armoured Web Browser Managed Service
Jun 17, 2010 (11:06 AM EDT)
Helping global enterprises minimise threats through secure end-point web browsing
LONDON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global Security, a leading information security and secure networking firm, today announce a global partnership with Quaresso, a leading provider of web browser security solutions. Delivering content to an end-point you do not control is a primary threat as browsers used for online transactions are at risk of account and data theft, and session hijacks. ITC will provide enterprises with website defence against these threats with the world's first managed service using Quaresso's Protect On Q on-the-fly browser security solution.
Protect On Q goes beyond traditional defences to protect the integrity and privacy of browser sessions, and safeguards content from malware or user derived compromises. It prevents malicious attacks via the Internet, including key logging and screen scraping by delivering a temporary, armoured browser to users. This is particularly valuable for sites handling personal information, such as Internet banking, healthcare, enterprise webmail or other highly-sensitive content. It is downloaded transparently and removed after the session is terminated. As a result companies can provide seamless, automatic security with outstanding data protection for web-based applications.
Mark Elliott, CEO, Quaresso noted: "We identified ITC as an ideal global partner because they are very experienced at improving visibility and control over large global estates, have in-depth security knowledge, a high-profile global customer base, and can uniquely deliver a fully managed security service. Partnering with ITC will deliver a win-win outcome for everyone."
Tom Millar, Managing Director, ITC Global Security comments: "ITC's agility allows us to introduce 'best-of-breed' services easily and Quaresso is a key addition to our portfolio, and complements our other services. It enables ITC to offer client security for customers providing cloud-based services, particularly in the finance sector where securing the user's browser is critical; Protect On Q helps achieve this."
About ITC Global Security
ITC provide information security and advanced networking consultancy, integration and managed services to some of the world's leading organisations, enabling risk management, regulatory compliance and performance challenges to be met. Headquarters in Canary Wharf, ITC manages security for clients in over 800 locations throughout 100 countries. Our clients include Fortune Global 100, FTSE 100, National Health and government organisations. For more information please visit www.itcsecurity.com
Headquartered in Austin, TX USA, Quaresso is a web browser security solutions provider. The organisation is bringing patented technology to bear on solving the significant problem of how businesses secure their web content and transactions when the weakest link is security of the customer PC. Quaresso Software Technologies, Inc. was founded by veterans of respected Internet security companies including Blue Coat, Check Point, NetContinuum, Symantec and Whole Security. Quaresso is a privately held, investor backed corporation. For further information, visit www.quaresso.com
SOURCE ITC Global Security Ltd and Quaresso