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Symantec MessageLabs Instant Messaging Security.cloud

Symantec Instant Messaging Security.cloud helps companies that communicate externally using Microsoft® Lync™ and Microsoft® Office Communications Server to meet the challenges of compliance and network security. It scans messages and attachment for malware, blocks malicious URL links, helps protect against data loss and logs messages to aid with compliance.

New Features

Comprehensive service provides content control, disclaimers, malware protection, malicious URL detection and logging/archiving of message transcripts.
  • Federate with partners or remote offices using OCS\Lync without compromising network security, compliance policies or increasing legal risks.
  • As a cloud based service it is quick to deploy, easy to manage and will not impact the user experience.
  • Affordable per user pricing including 24 x 7 x 365 support combined with low management requirements give a lower total cost of ownership.

Key Features

  • Uses our proprietary Skeptic heuristics engine to protect against malware in Instant Messages, attachments and URL links contained within messages.
  • Powerful, flexible content control engine helps to prevent data loss.
  • Hosted service that is simple to install, easy to use and virtually maintenance-free.
  • Logging and optional archiving of all UC and IM conversations, plus detailed reporting interface with fast access to logs and usage reports.
  • 24/7 support included with your subscription at no additional cost.

Key Benefits

  • Facilitates real-time business communication, aiding effective decision making and increasing responsiveness.
  • Reduces the risks associated with UC and IM-borne threats and cuts costs involved in remediation.
  • Protects confidential information, promoting trust with partners and clients.
  • Requires no on-premise hardware and minimal software, reduces burden on IT resources, and delivers predictable costs.
  • Helps achieve regulatory compliance by logging or archiving UC and IM conversations for legal discovery.
  • Integrated with Symantec.cloud Email Security and Web Security services, delivering protection from converged threats spanning multiple protocols.