Microsoft Announces Acquisition of a Web-Filtering Product from FutureSoft
PressPass: What role does the acquisition of the DynaComm i:filter Web-filtering product play in strengthening Microsoft’s security product offering?
Kummert: This is a product that enables business customers to manage access to the Web in their environments. In addition to productivity concerns associated with unmanaged Web access, phishing attacks, malicious Web sites and other Web-based threats are leading to a growing security concern for our customers. Consequently, enabling customers to manage Web access in their environments is an important area of focus for our edge security offering. The acquisition of FutureSoft’s DynaComm i:filter technology is another example of our broader commitment to providing a more comprehensive and integrated security offering to our customers while simplifying the user experience.