MessageLabs, now part of Symantec

MessageLabs, now part of Symantec, provides a range of managed services to protect, control, encrypt and archive electronic communications. Listed as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant and many other analyst reports, and with more than 19,000 clients ranging from small business to the Fortune 500 located in more than 86 countries, MessageLabs services are widely recognized as a market leader in the messaging and web security market.

Our Website: http://messagelabs.com

Latest Content From MessageLabs, now part of Symantec

Whitepaper: SMB Threat Awareness Poll

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecNov 17, 2011

Information is the lifeblood of most organizations, and SMBs are managing more of it than ever before. Personal customer information, proprietary product information and employee credentials are among the valuable items cybercriminals have set their sights on.

This information has become as valuable to criminals as cash, and they are developing more creative and effective ways to steal it. From attacks kits to phishing to social engineering scams, criminals are setting their sights on

Whitepaper: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition Trialware

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecNov 16, 2011

Focus on your business and let Symantec focus on your security needs. Click to download and trial downloading this security software designed specifically for small businesses.

Whitepaper: Endpoint Protection Performance Benchmarks

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecNov 10, 2011

Whose endpoint protection solution is fastest and whose is fittest? PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on five Small Business Endpoint Protection products on Windows 7 between September 2010 and January 2011.

The five products; ESET NOD32 Antivirus, Kaspersky Business Space Security, McAfee Total Protection for Endpoint Essentials, Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security and Symantec Endpoint Protection; were benchmarked using thirteen performance metrics to

Whitepaper: Case Study: Green Toy Store Eliminates Virus Outbreaks and Reduces Security Management Time

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecNov 10, 2011

As a small business, Treehouse in the Glen had difficulties securing their four laptops and POS system because each was loaded with several different security products that provided incomplete protection.

Review this case study to discover how they experienced faster system performance with zero virus outbreaks and were able to reduce security management time from three hours to 15 minutes per week.

Whitepaper: Email Protection Buyer's Guide: Choosing the Right Solution for Strategic Deployment of Email Encryption

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecJun 01, 2011

Email is an essential business tool that helps organizations to efficiently communicate -both internally with colleagues and externally with customers, clients, and partners. Yet with this vital tool comes the specter of sensitive data exposure caused by sending unprotected email.

The risk goes wherever unprotected email is transmitted or is stored -including the Internet, cloud-based services, servers, desktop PCs, laptops, and mobile smartphones. The exposure of customer data,

Whitepaper: Two-Factor Authentication: A Total Cost of Ownership Viewpoint

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecJun 01, 2011

Enterprises have traditionally used two-factor authentication (2FA) to secure access to corporate resources remotely. Due to their relative ease of use and familiar end-user paradigm, One-Time Password or OTP-based solutions are the most widely used 2FA solution deployed by enterprises today.

As 2FA vendors and Enterprise IT professionals gain experience deploying these solutions, the true cost or "total cost of ownership" (TCO) becomes apparent, and can be estimated quite accurately

Research Report: Ponemon Data Breach Report

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecJun 01, 2011

The Ponemon Institute proudly presents the 2010 U.S. Cost of a Data Breach, the sixth annual study concerning the cost of data breach incidents for U.S.-based companies sponsored by Symantec Corporation.

The average organizational cost of a data breach increased to $7.2 million and cost companies an average of $214 per compromised record, markedly higher when compared to $204 in 2009.

The study also found that for the second straight year organizations' need to respond rapidly

Whitepaper: Anatomy of a Data Breach: Why Breaches Happen and What to Do About It

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecJun 01, 2011

For companies that have critical information assets such as customer data, intellectual property, trade secrets, and proprietary corporate data, the risk of a data breach is now higher than ever before.

In fact, more electronic records were breached in 2008 than in the previous four years combined. This growth in data breaches should come as no surprise. In a world where data is everywhere, it has become harder than ever for organizations to protect their confidential information.

Whitepaper: 5 Essential Steps for Implementing Strong Authentication in the Enterprise

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecJun 01, 2011

Corporations are increasingly extending access to corporate data in order to run their businesses more effectively. In the process, however, one could say that they are locking the doors but opening windows through the use of technologies like mobile computing, data sharing, SaaS and Web 2.0 applications.

Even when enterprises recognize the need for strong authentication, they continue to be misinformed about costs or ease of deployment and use associated with strong authentication.

Whitepaper: 2010 Annual Study: U.S. Enterprise Encryption Trends

by MessageLabs, now part of SymantecMar 18, 2011

This 2010 Ponemon Institute benchmark study, sponsored by Symantec Corporation, shows in its fifth annual study concerning encryption trends for U.S.based companies that data breaches continue to have serious financial consequences on organizations.

This year?s report, entitled 2010 Annual Study: U.S. Enterprise Encryption Trends, found that for the first time, regulatory compliance has surpassed data breach mitigation as the main driver behind implementation of encryption