Finjan.com, September 16, 2008
Finjan Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway 2008
| Vital Security appliances provide zero-day protection against crimeware
San Jose, CA, USA, September 16, 2008 - Finjan Inc., a leading provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market, today announced that that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the research firm's "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway, 2008" report published on September 11, 2008 (written by: Peter Firstbrook and Lawrence Orans). This report evaluates 21 vendors and focuses on Secure Web Gateway solutions to protect Web-surfing PCs from infection and to enforce company policies.
“We believe our position in the “visionaries” quadrant by Gartner is confirmation of our ability to provide enterprises with Secure Web Gateway solutions based on our unique differentiation, our patented real-time content inspection technology," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CTO of Finjan. "Organizations recognize the need for proactive “zero day” crimeware prevention as evangelized by Finjan since its inception in 1996. Our success stems from our ability to analyze inbound and outbound Web content in real time, regardless of its format or source. Finjan's real-time code analysis technology scans a broad array of Web content for malicious intent in real time.”
Real-time crimeware filtering is a critical component of a Secure Web Gateway as the internet and Web have become major infection channels.
“Finjan’s Vital Security is an excellent solution for businesses looking for zero-day protection from Web threats. The product is preconfigured with an extensive range of security policies and provides granular policy controls using a clean UI look with a customizable dashboard”, said Ben-Itzhak, “We believe that this report underlines not only our product maturity but also our enterprise gateway strategy of providing strong zero-day security.”
1. Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway, 2008" by Peter Firstbrook and Lawrence Orans, September 11, 2008
About the Magic Quadrant
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Finjan is a global provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market. Our real-time, appliance-based web security solutions deliver the most effective shield against web-borne threats, freeing enterprises to harness the web for maximum commercial results. Finjan’s real-time web security solutions utilize patented behavior-based technology to repel all types of threats arriving via the web, such as spyware, phishing, Trojans, obfuscated code and other malicious code, securing businesses against unknown and emerging threats, as well as known malware. Finjan's security solutions have received industry awards and recognition from leading analyst houses and publications, including Gartner, IDC, Butler Group, SC Magazine, eWEEK, CRN, ITPro, PCPro, ITWeek, Network Computing, and Information Security. With Finjan’s award-winning and widely used solutions, businesses can focus on implementing web strategies to realize their full organizational and commercial potential. For more information about Finjan, please visit: www.finjan.com.