Commtouch's URL Filtering Enhances Email Security for Return Path's Clients,
Commtouch's URLF detects compromised URLs in real time and prevents piracy of
MCLEAN, Virginia, February 20, 2013
MCLEAN, Virginia, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology
and cloud-based services, today announced its partnership with Return Path,
the global leader in email intelligence.
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Commtouch's URL Filtering (URLF) is now integrated into Return Path's email
intelligence solutions for both enterprises as well as mailbox providers.
Businesses rely on Return Path to build better relationships with their
customers and improve their email ROI, while ISPs and other mailbox providers
enhance network performance and drive customer retention using Return Path.
Commtouch's URLF is utilized to detect and prevent piracy of email senders'
platforms by analyzing the behavioral history of URLs and diagnosing URL types
and destinations in order to identify unusual behavior in real-time.
By integrating Commtouch's technology, Return Path further assists their
customers in improving email ROI through certified email distribution as well
as faster and more accurate attack detections. Built to immediately detect and
block potential compromises such as hacking and the hijacking of email
senders' infrastructures for spam, phishing, and malware distribution,
Commtouch's URLF delivers industry-leading URL filtering performance by
combining the broadest Web coverage with the highest accuracy of
categorization. It leverages Commtouch's unique cloud infrastructure to index
hundreds of millions of sites into 64 categories, including highly granular
categorizations of dynamic Web 2.0 environments.
"The integration of Commtouch's URL filter benefits everyone that relies on
Return Path, from enterprises whose customers and brands we protect from
fraud, to service providers whose infrastructure we protect from unwanted and
dangerous email," said Matt Blumberg, CEO of Return Path. "The threat to
accounts and email platforms is greatly reduced and the danger of enterprises
and service providers being turned into unsuspecting spam and malware senders
is minimized. With Commtouch's URLF we can significantly improve the security
of both email senders and mailbox providers. This greatly improves the inbox
experience, and increases customer satisfaction for all involved."
"The partnership with Return Path is a major step toward containing spam while
at the same time ensuring unhindered delivery of legitimate email
communication," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "We are very pleased that
Return Path has chosen Commtouch's industry-leading URL filtering solution to
enable secure email communication for service providers and email senders
alike. Return Path's trust is an important confirmation of the benefits
delivered by our solution's combination of broad Web coverage, maximum
accuracy and cloud-assisted detection."
About Return Path
Return Path is the worldwide leader in email intelligence. We analyze more
data about email than anyone else in the world and use that data to power
products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox.
Our industry-leading email intelligence solutions utilize the world's most
comprehensive set of data to maximize the performance and accountability of
email, build trust across the entire email ecosystem and protect users from
spam and other abuse. We help businesses build better relationships with their
customers and improve their email ROI; and we help ISPs and other mailbox
providers enhance network performance and drive customer retention.
Information about Return Path can be found at: http://www.returnpath.com.
Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security
technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers,
increasing the value and profitability of customers' solutions by protecting
billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With six global data
centers and renowned technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and antivirus
capabilities easily integrate into customers' products and solutions, keeping
more than 350 million end users safe. To learn more, visit
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