Commtouch Named Gold Winner of 2013 Global Excellence Award

Feb 28, 2013, 12:15 ET from Commtouch

MCLEAN, Virginia, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, named Commtouch GlobalView™ URL Filtering the gold winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Award for Best Social Media, Web Filtering, and Content Security Solution.

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Commtouch was also named a silver winner in the Best Email Security and Management category, as well as a bronze winner for the Best Overall Security Company of the Year, Best Anti-Malware, Anti-Spam or Antivirus, and Tomorrow's Technology Today categories.

The prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies. The winners were announced and honored during the annual Info Security Products Guide awards dinner in San Francisco on February 27 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

The Commtouch GlobalView URL Filtering solution leverages a unique "in the cloud" infrastructure to provide unprecedented breadth of Web coverage that remains unmatched in the industry. It localizes responses specifically to the needs of end-customers, avoiding the "one size fits all" approach of traditional solutions. Offering the broadest Web coverage with the highest accuracy of categorization, it is able to accurately index hundreds of millions of sites into 64 categories, including highly granular categorizations of dynamic Web 2.0 environments.

"Relied upon by some of the largest enterprises and service providers worldwide, Commtouch's cloud-based detection technology repeatedly proves to offer unmatched accuracy," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "Commtouch is honored that it has gained the Info Security Products Guide's highest recognition for its Social Media, Web Filtering and Content Security category. Not only are we committed to offering the highest level of real-time security, but we are also uniquely focused on doing so in the most efficient, effective manner possible."

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measures they can take. Organizations will discover a wealth of information including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit

About Commtouch

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

Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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