July 22, 2002

Marshal Software Launches Latest Version of WebMarshal

Internet Access Control

Press Release


Marshal Software today announced the release of WebMarshal 2.5. WebMarshal is a proxy-based Internet Access Control product, enforcing an organization's Web usage policy at the network gateway.

WebMarshal works like a Customs officer at an International Airport, controlling Web content entering or leaving an organization at the electronic gateway to the Internet. The product features Marshal's Textcensor lexical analysis technology, allowing access categories to be created and updated locally for each installation. WebMarshal delivers a complete solution for enforcing corporate acceptable use standards and security policy for Web usage, without any ongoing subscription costs.

This version of WebMarshal is focused on enhancements for integration with a wider range of network environments. New features include:

  • User authentication based on Novell NDS/E-Directory listing
  • Browsing authentication by workstation IP address
  • Enhanced flexibility in automatic reload of user information
  • More flexible choices of listening port assignments
  • Improved real-time monitoring
  • Improved user interface
  • Additional testing facilities
  • "WebMarshal continues to mature, based on input from our customers," said Marshal Software product marketing manager, Eric Freeman. "The new features in version 2.5 will appeal to companies servicing public Web kiosks, and those using Novell to manage their internal networks. These features greatly expand WebMarshal's application and provide substantial added value to existing clients."

    More About WebMarshal
    WebMarshal offers policy-based Web access control combined with high filter performance and low server capacity requirements. WebMarshal supports creation of custom filtering policies and categories, based on local needs and experience. These rules can be flexibly applied based on the user, workstation, time of day, URL, and page content. Other advanced features include array support for large sites, real-time notification of policy breaches and detailed reporting. WebMarshal can help protect against web-borne viruses, with high-speed support for the leading anti-virus tools. As an option, WebMarshal can be purchased fully integrated with the McAfee anti-virus engine for an all-in-one Web content security solution.

    Marshal Software products for email content management and for web filtering are among the most scaleable and fastest performing in the industry, and are also extremely easy to setup and use. There are currently more than 3,000 Marshal Software installations in 30 countries.

    Pricing and Availability
    WebMarshal is available now. Software licensing is available from 25 to 100,OOO+ users. Specific pricing can be obtained from a Marshal Certified Partner. To download a free, no obligation evaluation version of WebMarshal, go to www.marshalsoftware.com.

    About Marshal Software
    Marshal Software is a developer of Internet Content Security since 1994 with software that monitors and controls electronic data entering and leaving an organization. The company's highly scaleable and easy-to-use products, MailMarshal and WebMarshal, manage employee email and web browsing, while MailMarshal Secure encrypts outgoing data based on S/MIME and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) standards.

    Marshal Software provides a complete suite of products for content security, including:

  • WebMarshal
  • MailMarshal SMTP
  • MailMarshal for Exchange
  • MailMarshal Secure
  • Marshal Software products help protect against threats to network and information security, workplace liability issues, unnecessary bandwidth consumption and worker non-productivity associated with uncontrolled use of the Internet. Offices are located in Atlanta, USA; London, England; Sydney, Australia; and Auckland, New Zealand. Please visit www.marshalsoftware.com for more contact information.

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    Amy Sachrison
    Media and Analyst Relations

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    Email: amy.sachrison@netiq.com