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AppGate introduces AppGate Mobile Filter version 1.1


AppGate introduces AppGate Mobile Filter version 1.1, raising control and security for mobile phones to the next level.

November 26, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden - AppGate Mobile Filter version 1.1, designed for mobile devices running Windows Mobile, adds high levels of control to outgoing network connections from the mobile, increasing the information security of traditionally insecure devices.

AppGate Mobile Filter was developed in response to strong customer demand and is already in use at a major city council in the UK. With this new functionality AppGate can provide a higher level of security for mobiles. Used together with an AppGate client and an AppGate server, the AppGate Mobile Filter can force all web traffic to pass through a web filter behind the AppGate server allowing administrators to fully control browsing from the mobile units, thus controlling data charges and preventing damage caused by users inadvertently downloading malicious software.

For the users, this means they will not be able to surf the web or use applications like instant messaging unless there is an active AppGate client/server connection. For administrators, this means better control. The filter is registered with the operating system when the device boots up. After that, all applications will use AppGate Mobile Filter as a link in a chain of network filters. All attempts to initiate TCP connections will be filtered based on a set of rules, blocking connections that are not explicitly allowed. The default allows connections only to local-host and SSH servers.

The Filter requires no interaction from the user.

“With AppGate Mobile Filter we have taken device security one step further. Enabling administrators to control the device brings a higher level of information security”, says Tomas Olovsson, CTO at AppGate Network Security. He continues, “Mobile devices like smart phones become more and more advanced and have almost the same functionality as a PC, and hence need the same level of security. Many of our customers have welcomed this revolutionary enhancement.”

AppGate Mobile Filter version 1.1 will be available for purchase from the beginning of December 2009.

Designed to protect corporate assets and services, AppGate’s system provides precise control and full monitoring of user access. Yet performance hasn’t been compromised. The concept behind the technology actually means that data and applications are more secure with AppGate, and their products are used by a number of Government and defence organisations around the world.

As always AppGate security servers build on existing proven functionality such as:

* Application Layer Firewall
* Mobile & Fixed VPN
* Granular & Role based Access Control
* End-point Security with device check

For more information about AppGate please contact:

Nikolas Georgii, Marketing director, AppGate Network Security AB
+46 730 66 77 29, nikolas.georgii@appgate.com

About AppGate Network Security AB

In a world with fewer borders, the demand for network security changes from security at the perimeter, to security at the source. AppGate is the leader in this space, with a solution that protects applications, protects communication and secures end point devices. The AppGate solution supports all types of transmission, fixed, wireless and mobile and is easily integrated into any customer environment. AppGate has customers in 23 countries, many from market segments like defence, government and Fortune 500 companies.

www.appgate.com


Publisher Contact Information:

AppGate Network Security
+46 730 66 77 29
nikolas.georgii@appgate.com

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