Madrid, Spain – (The Hosting News) – February 27, 2009 – IT security company and provider of high-performance content filtering solutions, Optenet, has released a new solution that can automatically analyse, detect and report inappropriate user-generated material.
Javier Peralta, UK country manager at Optenet remarked, ”The volume of user-generated content on the Web is increasing exponentially. Manually monitoring that content for unacceptable or harmful text or images can be overwhelming. Service and hosting providers know that it only takes one bad incident to cause irreparable damage to their reputation. By enabling the detection and blocking of objectionable content, HostSecure addresses this escalating issue and minimises the risk faced by these companies. With HostSecure, organisations can rest-assured and operate with confidence in knowing their sites will remain safe and reputable online destinations.”
Focusing on information posted on organisations’ web sites, blogs and Wikis, HostSecure enables organisations that host online content – from web hosting and internet service providers to major corporations – to dynamically categorise and remove any material deemed inappropriate. HostSecure protects providers from unknowingly exposing site visitors to inappropriate content thereby helping to preserve their status as reputable and responsible organisations.
The rise in popularity of social networking sites, blogs and community web sites that encourage users to post content has resulted in a tremendous amount of uninspected Web content including objectionable text, photos and videos. As the amount of user-generated material continues to grow, organisations are under increasing pressure to maintain the interactive real-time communications of Web 2.0 technologies while still responsibly scrutinising content. These factors are driving organisations to seek a more automated and streamlined approach to reviewing, categorising and removing inappropriate material from their sites.
As a key offering within Optenet’s roster of security solutions for service providers and enterprises, HostSecure provides a detection system that enables service providers, hosting providers and other large organisations to continually monitor and manage the content of the Web sites they host and eliminate any unwanted or objectionable material. The solution is backed by multiple proprietary intelligent content filtering techniques and address analysis, in conjunction with databases of millions of URLs. HostSecure also provides reports in real-time, giving the administrator a detailed map of all content uploaded to the web by its subscribers.
Optenet is a global IT security company that provides intelligent, integrated content security solutions to service providers and large enterprises worldwide. Optenet’s technology protects 75 million end users around the globe, including the customers of many of the world’s leading ISPs and mobile operators, as well as employees of global enterprise organizations. Since its founding in 1997, Optenet has experienced over 50% revenue growth each year. At present, more than half of all global telecom operators and millions of users worldwide use Optenet technology. Optenet has offices throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Australia.
To learn more, please visit: http://optenet.com.