Trend Micro Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm's Email Content Security Report

  Trend Micro Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm's Email Content
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CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro Inc. (TYO:
4704;TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, today announced that it
was cited as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Email Content Security, Q4 2012,
based on evaluations of the nine companies that Forrester Research, Inc.
invited to participate. Trend Micro InterScan™ Messaging Security, which
delivers gateway messaging security with on-site and cloud components, was
among the products evaluated.

Vendors were evaluated against 47 criteria, which were grouped into three
high-level buckets: The strength of vendor's current product offering, the
strength of vendor's go-to-market strategy, and the size of vendor's market
presence. According to the Forrester report, Trend Micro InterScan Messaging
Security's "reporting and management capabilities … are impressive. Trend led
all other vendors in these areas."

Forrester states in the report that "email is a key component of business
processes within enterprises and must be secured. Despite the fact that email
security is low on the spending priority list, it's critical that
organizations safeguard email. Email is a popular attack vector for targeted
attacks, and HIPAA and PCI mandate that emails containing confidential data be

Since Forrester's evaluation in April 2012, Trend Micro has continued to
innovate, bolstering its suite of email security solutions not only to stop
traditional threats, but also to identify highly targeted, acute email
attacks. As part of the Trend Micro™Custom Defense Solution, Trend Micro's
email security products detect and prevent targeted attacks in addition to
blocking spam and simplifying compliance and data privacy challenges by
securing outbound data with DLP and email encryption.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global cloud security
leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its
Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and
consumers.A pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we
deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our
customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in
physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the industry-leading
Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ cloud computing security
infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where they emerge –
from the Internet. They are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts
around the globe.

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