E-security product giant Baltimore Technologies Inc. Tuesday unleashed upgrades
across the board for its popular MIMEsweeper product family, which weeds out
malicious code and content, and neutralizes e-mail borne viruses.
MAILsweeper for SMTP 4.2, MIMEsweeper for Domino R5, WEBsweeper 4 and
e-Sweeper 1.1 are the safeguarding apps that Baltimore took the liberty of
improving to keep with the ever-evolving security market.
Improvements are listed as follows:
- MAILsweeper for SMTP Version 4.2 — An e-mail content security solution
for Internet e-mail that now features clustering capabilities for supporting
large enterprise environments and provides a single point of management.
Also, to respond to customers’ needs, MAILsweeper now includes enhanced file
managers that allow organizations to block MP3 files, as well as files by
name or file extension
- WEBsweeper 4 — IT managers can now set security policies to decide who
has access to what. And with new bi-directional content analysis
organizations can now analyze information downloaded from, as well as
- MIMEsweeper for Domino R5 — Now with upgraded archiving capabilities
to accommodate vast amounts of data, this MIMEsweeper also boasts expanded
- e-Sweeper v.1.1 — Helps host and service providers protect their
customers from different content security threats that now features foreign
language support to weed out profanity and other malicious content.
e-Sweeper has also been upgraded to help service providers better monitor
incoming and outgoing content by file type and file extension to maintain
steady system integrity
Why would Baltimore go for product upgrades now?
Research firm IDC said the increased integration of Web and e-mail content
scanning for malicious code detection will cause the market will grow to
$952 million by 2003.
To wit, Chris Christiansen, vice president Internet Infrastructure and
Security Software, IDC Research, said customer demand for up-to-date Web
security products to safeguard intellectual property is at a premium.
“Baltimore Technologies offers very sophisticated e-mail and Web content
analysis tools…” Christiansen said.
The upgraded MIMEsweeper suite is available directly from the company.