M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced the release of M86 WebMarshal version 6.9 featuring the integration of its proven M86 VuSafe service. M86 VuSafe is an easy-to-use, secure, video library aimed at enabling educational establishments to find, tag, organise and share online videos from YouTube whilst preventing access to inappropriate videos and removing advertisements, viewer comments and external links. The combination of M86 WebMarshal with VuSafe allows teaching staff and students alike to make the most of useful online videos available on the Internet without compromising security or student safety.
M86 WebMarshal is a powerful software-based secure Web gateway solution that enables IT administrators to secure and manage Internet access, prevent data loss and comply with Acceptable Use Policies and regulatory requirements. It provides granular control over how users access Social Networking sites, including the ability to prevent users posting offensive or inappropriate content to sites like Facebook or Twitter. The latest M86 WebMarshal 6.9 release includes a brand new default policy to make managing access to Social Networking sites even simpler. Additionally, customers in the Education sector will also be able to share approved online videos with their students via M86 VuSafe.
“Student safety and regulatory compliance are of utmost concern for school authorities and at the same time, educators need the freedom to tap the wealth of valuable information found on the Internet,” said Jason Pearce, M86 Security Director Sales Engineering, Asia Pacific. “With increasing budget constraints, the integration of Vusafe with M86 WebMarshal allows our customers to maximise their security investment. Our M86 VuSafe offering is free of charge to all educational organisations.”
As an easy-to-use, secure video library, M86 VuSafe enables teachers to find, organise and share YouTube videos without exposing students to inappropriate videos, advertisements, viewer comments or outside links. It provides a fully secure online learning environment that helps teachers augment traditional educational materials with videos.
M86 Vusafe’s intuitive design and built-in policies allow teachers to easily manage content libraries for their own classroom or to share/borrow from other educators. Robust administration and search features also mean repositories can be created, categorised and accessed in numerous ways i.e. by student age, grade level, subject, teacher, key words, etc. Additionally, unlike solutions that only allow content from a single source such as YouTube, M86 VuSafe supports virtually any streaming media content.
M86 WebMarshal 6.9 is available immediately from authorised M86 Security channel partners, Download a free 30-day evaluation software or for more information on M86 Vusafe, please visit the M86 VuSafe m86vusafe.com/.
About M86 Security
M86 Security (m86security.com) is the global expert in real-time threat protection and the industry’s leading Secure Web Gateway provider. The company’s hardware, virtual appliance, software, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Web and email security protect more than 25,000 customers and 26 million users worldwide. M86 products use patented real-time code analysis and behaviour-based malware detection technologies, as well as threat intelligence from M86 Security Labs, to protect networks against new and advanced threats, secure confidential information, and ensure regulatory compliance. The company is based in Orange, California with international headquarters in London and development centres in California, Israel, and New Zealand.
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