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Daily Digest: April 1, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

C2C Extends Search Capabilities of Archive One with Introduction of Archive One Search Services
Email archive data available to Microsoft and Google search applications to improve productivity

Email Support Staff Size Survey -- See email support headcounts for 120+ organizations. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings

Retention Policies Survey -- Participate in a roundtable discussion on retention policies for electronically stored information. If you contribute your own experience, we will send you a summary of the findings. Discussion just started so great if you can help get this off the ground

PGP Corporation Opens PGP Encryption Platform with Next-Generation APIs and Tool Kits
New Capabilities to Broaden PGP Encryption Platform Integration Opportunities

AppRiver Launches Secure Email Storage Solution for Microsoft Exchange Customers
Strategic Partnership with Global Relay Provides Long-Term Email Archiving and Compliance for Businesses of All Sizes

Advancial Federal Credit Union Purchases Reconnex DLP Solution to Secure Customer Information
Reconnex's Data Loss Prevention Solution Enables Credit Union to Comply With Industry Regulations

Messaging & Collaboration

Crossbeam System and Trend Micro Join Forces to Deliver Extreme Performance for Messaging Security
Combined Solution Provides Power to Process up to 140 Million Email Messages per Day

CustomerVision Redefines Web 2.0, Enterprise Wikis for Social Learning and Knowledge Management

Trustifi Partners with Engate Technology for Advanced Network-level Anti-Spam Security
Preemptive Network-level Email Security Solution Delivers Over 99% Protection Against Known and Unknown Attacks

The leader in online safety is pleased to release ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS 

Savant Version 2.0 Now Available: Your Final Line of Defense in Cybersecurity - Guaranteed
Award Winning Software Provides Complementary Enhancement in Enterprise Multi-layered Security Strategies

Teneros and ETC Partner To Help UK Businesses Fight Email Downtime
UK businesses will benefit from Teneros' market leading; Application Continuity Appliances for high availability and disaster recovery of Microsoft Exchange

Email Think Tank 2008
An invitation-only meeting of the minds about nothing less than the future of email

AOTA Summit 2008
Reaching the Tipping Point: Future of Online Trust, June 4-5, 2008

Blog Item(s)

PGP Email in Decline
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) was developed by Phil Zimmerman in 1991 to enable secure exchange of documents and email. Security is based on standard cryptography and a "web of trust." PGP was freely distributed, and used by many. An Internet standard for email using PGP is specified in RFC 2015 "MIME Security with Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)."

I had not used PGP for many years, and was recently asked to use it for secure document interchange. The availability of PGP to support email seems dated and limited. I was unable to find a free GUI implementation for Windows XP. This suggests a decreasing level of interest in this PGP use with email.

Commercial PGP is available from PGP Corp. The underlying technology is alive and well, but it is focused to provide solutions for desktop and disk encryption. ... Steve Kille



Upcoming Reports & Events

Determining the Right Retention Policies
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Organizations vary considerably with regard to their policies on how long to retain electronic information before deleting it. In this webinar, we discuss laws and regulations that affect retention policy, internal corporate policies and other things to consider when determining retention policy, how to define a retention policy, the main retention policies in place today, and how retention policies are changing. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

To register for the webinar, click here. For more information, click here.

Electronic Discovery: Helping General Counsel Understand IT's Role
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

IT today plays an important role in the e-discovery process. In-house and external legal teams are often unclear on what IT's role should be. In this webinar, we discuss IT's role and how IT should educate its legal colleagues about its role. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

To register for the webinar, click here. For more information, click here.

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About Ferris Research

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

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