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Trend Micro IM Security for Microsoft Lync and Office Communications Server
Instant Protection for Instant Messaging


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Overview:

Instant Protection for Instant Messaging

A growing number of companies are using instant messaging to connect employees, partners, and customers in real time. While live communication improves productivity, it also presents a new opportunity for cybercriminals to work more quickly, spreading malware, luring victims to malicious sites, and stealing data in a flash. Given the instant exposure to fast-moving threats, instant protection is critical.

Trend Micro™ IM Security for Microsoft™ Lync and Office Communications Server (OCS) secures your enterprise IM communications by stopping threats instantly. Web Reputation, powered by Trend Micro’s Smart Protection Network, takes advantage of a unique cloud-client architecture and correlated threat intelligence to block links to malicious sites—before the links can be delivered. Plus our leading antivirus, new antispyware, and zero-day protections work together to thwart attacks sooner, before any damage. With flexible content filtering, it also prevents inappropriate IM use and data theft.

Software

Protection Points

  • IM server

Threat Protection

  • Web threats
  • Zero-day threats
  • Viruses, worms, Trojans
  • Spyware
  • Phishing
  • Data loss
  • Inappropriate content

Advantages & Benefits:

Key Advantages

Award-winning Threat Protection

  • Correlates more threats using big data analysis and a vast army of threat sensors.
  • Detects and removes viruses, Trojans, and other malicious files using top-rated malware scanning and file type filtering policies
  • Blocks messages containing malicious web links using correlated threat intelligence from the Smart Protection Network
  • Stops targeted attacks and zero-day threats with phishing filters and signature-independent technology
  • Purges infected messages and attachments before delivery

Flexible Content Filtering and Data Protection

  • Streamlines deployment with customizable, template-based DLP
  • Prevents loss of sensitive data by filtering messages
  • Makes it easy to set up policies to monitor or block risky content using nearly 400 built-in templates, regular expressions, and editable dictionaries
  • Protects productivity by using with data validators to reduce false positives
  • Instantly scans messages for unprofessional conduct such as harassments or profanity
  • Warns users before blocking messages to minimize risk

Compliance and Conflict of Interest

  • Allows administrators to set up limits using communications controls
  • Builds communication blocks or ethical walls between certain groups to easily define which individuals or groups can contact others
  • Supports temporary usage of ethical walls by enforcing expiration dates
  • Lets administrators place limits on chat messages, instant meetings, and voice or video calls

Lower Administration

  • Streamlines management by leveraging Active Directory, SIP Domains
  • Requires less time for group policy definition, system configuration, and update deployment
  • Provides enterprise-wide visibility with scheduled and real-time reports
  • Centralizes reporting across security layers with Trend Micro Control Manager
  • Simplifies management with easy local or remote installation and single sign on
  • Supports role-based access to prevent policy modifications from a lower level administrator

Key Benefits

  • Blocks dangerous messages before they reach users
  • Filters malware from file transfers
  • Simplifies compliance
  • Keeps instant communications professional with content filtering
  • Avoids conflicts of interest and protects privacy by creating ethical walls
  • Lowers administration time and cost

System Requirements:


Minimum System Requirements
Hardware
  • 512MB RAM of memory
  • 1GB of free disk space
Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft™ Windows™ Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Standard or Enterprise versions only
Office Communications Server Platforms
  • Microsoft™ Lync Server 2010 (Front End Server)
  • Microsoft™ Office Communications Server 2007 (Front End Server)
  • Standard or Enterprise versions
Additional Requirements
  • Microsoft™ Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
  • Apache Web Server 2.0.6 or 2.2.x
  • Java Virtual Machine Version JRE 5.0 or 6.0
  • Any Java-enabled web browser that supports frames, such as Microsoft ™ Internet Explorer 7.0 and 8.0 or Firefox 2.0