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iboss Named to the 2018 JMP Securities Super 70 List

BOSTON, Mass., Aug 2, 2018 iboss, the leader in secure cloud gateways, today announced it was recognized by JMP Securities as a 2018 “Super 70” company. The annual list honors the hottest, most strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity, data management and communications infrastructure industries.

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iboss Expands Corporate Headquarters to Support Nearly 300 Employees

BOSTON, Mass., May 17, 2018 iboss, a cloud-based cybersecurity company and the leading provider of web gateway as a service, announced today that it is doubling the size of its corporate headquarters to approximately 45,000 square feet. One year after iboss opened its new Boston headquarters on the 23rd floor of 101 Federal Street, it has leased the 24th floor to provide space for continued expansion and secured additional space in the building for warehouse and assembly functions.

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iboss Announces Senior Leadership Team Additions

BOSTON Mass., April 26, 2018 iboss, provider of the leading cloud-based web security solution, announced today that it has made three additions to its senior leadership team, with two external hires and an internal promotion. Kyle Bettigole joins iboss as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and David Tabachnick joins the company as Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller. Eileen Heller, previously Director of Talent, is now Vice President of People.

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New iboss Report: 64% of Large Organizations Concerned SaaS Adoption is Outpacing Cybersecurity

BOSTON Mass., April 10, 2018 iboss, provider of the leading cloud-based web security solution, has published the findings of its 2018 Enterprise Cloud Trends report. The survey of IT decision makers and office workers in U.S. enterprises found that 64% of IT decision makers believe the pace of software as a service (SaaS) application adoption is outpacing their cybersecurity capabilities. Combined with growing pressures from shadow IT and mobile employees, 91% of IT decision makers agree they need to update security policies to operate in a cloud-first environment.

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iboss Named Gold Winner for Company Growth in 2018 Info Security Product Guide Global Excellence Awards

BOSTON Mass., March 27, 2018 iboss, provider of the leading cloud-based web security solution, announced today that it has been recognized as a winner in four 2018 Info Security Product Guide Global Excellence Award categories. iboss was named the gold winner for Company Growth of the Year, silver winner for Cyber Security Vendor Achievement, and bronze winner in both SaaS/Cloud Solutions and Security Solutions for Large Enterprises categories.

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iboss Hires Chris Kasper as COO and CFO

BOSTON Mass., February 7, 2018 iboss, a cloud-based cybersecurity company and the leading provider of web gateway as a service, announced today that it has hired Christian G. Kasper as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Kasper joins iboss during a period of rapid growth for the company and will leverage his experience helping companies scale to meet increasing customer demands.

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Former Miami Dade County Schools CIO Debbie Karcher Joins iboss as Senior Advisor

BOSTON Mass., January 16, 2018 iboss, provider of the Distributed Gateway Platform, a web gateway as a service built for the cloud, announced today that it has hired Debbie Karcher as a Senior Education Advisor. Karcher is the former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, the fourth largest school district in the United States.

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iboss Achieves 50% Growth in 2017 Annual Customer Value Bookings

BOSTON Mass., December 13, 2017 iboss, provider of the leading web gateway as a service, a cloud-based cybersecurity solution, announced today that it increased annual customer value bookings by 50% in 2017. Closing the year, iboss has achieved its 11th straight quarter of double digit GAAP revenue growth.

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One of the Largest Financial Services Firms Deploys iboss Worldwide

BOSTON Mass., November 28, 2017 iboss, provider of the Distributed Gateway Platform, a web gateway as a service built for the cloud, announced today that it has been selected by one of the largest financial services firms for worldwide deployment of the Distributed Gateway Platform. iboss was selected based on its industry-leading ability to deploy cloud-based web gateways within existing network infrastructure seamlessly and without disruption.

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iboss Continues Worldwide Growth with New Orlando Facility

BOSTON Mass., November 16, 2017 iboss, provider of the Distributed Gateway Platform, a web gateway as a service built for the cloud, announced today that it is expanding its presence in Orlando, Florida to meet growing customer demand. iboss is continuing its worldwide growth with a nearly 11,000 square foot location in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando.

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iboss Enhances Visionary Distributed Gateway Platform with Two New Features

BOSTON Mass., November 7, 2017 iboss, provider of the first and only Distributed Gateway Platform built for the cloud, announced today that Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) are now available as part of the Distributed Gateway Platform. By adding MDM and DLP to existing capabilities, the iboss Distributed Gateway Platform now offers complete advanced threat protection and web gateway functionality all within a single, cloud-based subscription service.

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New Report Shows 80% of IT Workers Aren’t Confident They Can Protect Enterprise Mobile Traffic

BOSTON Mass., October 12, 2017 iboss, provider of the first and only distributed gateway platform, announced today the findings of its Security in a Remote Access World report. The survey of large U.S. enterprises found that CEO, CIO, CISO, and CTO respondents were vastly more confident in their organizations’ ability to secure mobile traffic than subordinate IT executives. The disparity shows that many technology leaders in large enterprises are making strategic decisions based on an incomplete view of the threats targeting their networks.

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iboss Announces Two New Senior Advisors to Help K-12 Schools Execute Cybersecurity Initiatives

BOSTON Mass., June 23, 2017 iboss, provider of the first and only distributed gateway platform, announced today it has partnered with two nationally recognized public education officials to broaden its efforts to raise awareness and provide strategic cybersecurity guidance that advances education technology innovation. Ronald Chandler, CIO, UCLA Anderson School of Business and Dr. Rick Miller, former superintendent, at Santa Ana Unified School District USD and Riverside USD have joined iboss as Senior Education Advisors. Both Chandler and Dr. Miller also serve on the K-12 National Advisory Council on Cybersecurity (K-12 NACC).

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iboss Named the Only Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways

BOSTON Mass., June 20, 2017 iboss, provider of the first and only Distributed Gateway Platform, announced today it has been named a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways*. iboss views its placement in the visionaries quadrant as validation of iboss’ position as a disruptor in the market. iboss is the first vendor to be named a visionary in the Secure Web Gateway Magic Quadrant since the last positioned vendor in 2012, which we believe highlights the truly innovative capabilities and delivery model of the Distributed Gateway Platform.

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iboss Announces New Corporate Headquarters in Boston to Fuel Rapid Growth; Will Hire Nearly 200 Employees

BOSTON Mass., May 17, 2017 iboss, provider of the first and only distributed gateway platform, announced today it has opened its new corporate headquarters in Boston during a press conference with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. This announcement comes during an explosive growth period for iboss including over 100 new employees since 2015 and reaching a total of over 4,000 customers. With the new employees in Boston, iboss’ total headcount will grow to over 400.

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iboss Redefines the Secure Web Gateway Market with the Industry’s First Distributed Gateway Platform offered as 100% SaaS Subscription

Boston, MA, April 3, 2017 — iboss, provider of the first and only distributed gateway platform, announced today a ground-breaking platform and packaging model that will change the traditional secure web gateway market, a market estimated to reach a value of $5.6B by 20201 and currently dominated by on-premises appliances.

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iboss Cybersecurity Partners with Jisc to Offer Web Filtering for UK Education & Research Organizations

San Diego, CA, August 2, 2016 — iboss Cybersecurity, the only cybersecurity solution that detects and contains data breaches before loss occurs, announces a partnership with not-for-profit organization Jisc to provide leading web filtering and monitoring solutions to UK education and research organizations.

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iboss Cybersecurity Appoints Veteran Technology Advisors to Board of Directors as Company Continues Rapid Growth

San Diego, CA, July 19, 2016 — Former Global Chief Information Officer at Credit Suisse & Managing Director of Bain Capital Ventures Join iboss as Board Members

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FICO and iboss Cybersecurity Join Forces To Prevent Malware Breaches, Data Loss

FICO WORLD 2016, WASHINGTON, DC, April 27, 2016 — FICO artificial intelligence analytics will be available in the iboss node-based, direct-to-cloud web security platform

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Cloud Harmonics Signs Distribution Agreement with iboss Cybersecurity

San Diego, CA, April 25, 2016 — Introducing Training, Services and Support to Accelerate Awareness and Sales of the iboss Cloud-based Web Security Platform

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iboss Cybersecurity Announces Expansion of Leadership Team to Oversee Global Growth

SAN DIEGO, January 18, 2016 – iboss Cybersecurity, the only cybersecurity company that can detect and contain large data breaches before loss occurs, announces the appointments of two new senior vice presidents and three new vice presidents responsible for expanding the global adoption of iboss Cybersecurity products, including the new iboss Cloud platform.

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iboss Cybersecurity Named SC Magazine 2016 Trust Award Finalist

San Diego, CA., December 15, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity, the only cybersecurity company that can detect and contain large data breaches before loss occurs, has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the “Best Web Application” category for the 2016 SC Awards. The prestigious Trust Awards are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals selected by the SC Magazine editorial team.

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iboss Cybersecurity Releases iboss Cloud, the First Cloud-Based Web Security Platform that Prevents Data Theft

San Diego, CA., December 03, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity, the only cybersecurity company that can detect and contain large data breaches before loss occurs, announces the release of iboss Cloud. As the only cloud-based web security platform that is able to stop data theft in real time, iboss Cloud is the most advanced cybersecurity solution available.

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iboss Cybersecurity Announces $35 Million Investment From Goldman Sachs in Series A Funding Round

San Diego, CA., November 3, 2015 — iboss, a leading cybersecurity company, announces its Series A funding round with a $35 million investment from Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing group. Unlike many other companies in the cybersecurity industry, iboss has benefited from tremendous growth, while also remaining profitable since its inception.

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iboss Cybersecurity Honored with 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

San Diego, CA., June 05, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity, the only company that can detect and contain large data breaches before loss occurs, has been honored with the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award, placing the company on a prestigious list of the most promising private companies on the continent.

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Leading Cybersecurity Firm iboss Breaks Ground On Technologically Advanced Threat Research Center

San Diego, CA., April 28, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity, the only cybersecurity company that can detect and contain large data breaches before loss occurs, announces the groundbreaking on a new global headquarters that will include a state-of-the-art threat research center.

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iboss Cybersecurity Reports Record Sales Growth

San Diego, CA., April 23, 2014 — iboss, a provider of network security solutions, today announced it achieved several company milestones in Q1, 2014. Sales grew 400 percent year-over-year, and the company made strategic new hires in marketing, finance, sales, operations and R&D. iboss expanded its San Diego team by 30 percent, and aims to double the current number of employees by year-end.

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iboss Cybersecurity Leverages HP’s SDN EcoSystem to Stop CryptoLocker and Sophisticated Malware

San Diego, CA., April 14, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced the FireSphere Threat Isolator, an integration of its advanced APT defense solution, FireSphere, with HP’s SDN architecture and its SDN VAN controller. This new SDN application, part of the HP SDN App Store, extends FireSphere’s perimeter defense capabilities to detect malware once inside the network, then contain the outbreak of the infection, such as the CryptoLocker malware, immediately and automatically.

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iboss Cybersecurity Appoints New Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

San Diego, CA., February 25,2015 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced the appointment of security industry veteran Frank McLallen to senior vice president of worldwide sales. McLallen was brought onboard to drive the company’s global sales strategy, with an emphasis on growing the channel. In his new role, McLallen will focus on expanding the global sales team, building out comprehensive channel programs, and creating an aggressive go-to-market strategy.

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iboss Cybersecurity Raises the Bar for Advanced APT Defense

San Diego, CA., February 04, 2015 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced an upgrade to its advanced APT defense solution, FireSphere. The latest release of FireSphere uses the company’s patented network traffic anomaly monitoring technology to provide the industry’s most comprehensive protection against today’s sophisticated and evasive malware exploits.

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iboss Purchases Facility to Expand Threat Research Center

San Diego, CA., December 18, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced the purchase of an approximately 43,000 square foot facility to house the company’s worldwide headquarters and state of the art threat research center.

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Deloitte Ranks iboss Cybersecurity Among The Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America

San Diego, CA., November 13, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced it ranked 70 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.

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OSHEAN Selects iboss Cybersecurity After Extensive Evaluation of Secure Web Gateways

San Diego, CA., November 11, 2014 — OSHEAN, a non-profit coalition delivering broadband telecommunications and IP networking services to local government entities, hospitals and education institutions across Rhode Island, has selected the iboss >Secure Web Gateway (SWG) to protect its networks against sophisticated cyber threats, enable granular access to Web content and ensure regulatory compliance across its diverse member organizations.

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Goldman Sachs Honors iboss Cybersecurity Founders for Entrepreneurship

San Diego, CA., October 21, 2014 — Goldman Sachs has named iboss Cybersecurity founders, Paul and Peter Martini, among the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014. Announced at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California, the prestigious list recognizes founders that are paving the way in innovation and leadership across multiple industries.

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iboss Cybersecurity Launches FireSphere at Gartner Symposium / ITxpo 2014

GARTNER SYMPOSIUM / ITxpo, Orlando, FL., October 06, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced from Gartner Symposium / ITxpo 2014 the general availability of FireSphere, the most advanced APT defense solution that continuously monitors for infections already on a network in order to decrease time from infection to detection.

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iboss Cybersecurity to Deliver Unified Location-Based Security using Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi

San Diego, CA., September 24, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced a unified location-based security solution, iboss Web and Mobile Device Security, featuring expanded technology integration with Smart Wi-Fi from Ruckus Wireless. Incorporated directly within organizations’ Web security protocols, this solution empowers IT departments to develop dynamic security policies aligned with users’ locations, and to understand data flow in and out of the network regardless of device, user or port.

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iboss Addresses Security Risks Associated With Rising Chromebook Adoption

San Diego, CA., August 27, 2014 — iboss today announced the integration of OAuth2 authentication to enable transparent authentication of Chromebook and Android devices. The single sign-on (SSO) feature enhances security for K-12 schools by streamlining user-based authentication on Chromebooks and other personal Android devices on the organization network. The new feature ensures accurate policy enforcement and regulatory compliance, and also enhances the ability to detect malware infections on devices.

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iboss Deploys New Platform Upgrade Aimed at Expanding Defense Against Corporate Security Threats

San Diego, CA., July 08,2014 — iboss Cybersecurity, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced the availability of iboss version 7.0 Web security platform, giving organizations incredible performance and protection with full Web stream malware detection along with advanced infection detection and response tools.

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EY Announces iboss Cybersecurity Co-Founders are EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award Winners

San Diego, CA., June 20, 2014 — EY announced that Paul Martini, CEO, and Peter Martini, President and COO, of iboss, a leading provider of network security solutions, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the technology category in San Diego. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Paul and Peter Martini were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the The Grand Del Mar on June 17, 2014.

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iboss Cybersecurity Awarded Ten-year Contract with the GSA

San Diego, CA., June 10, 2014 — iboss, a leading provider of network security solutions, was awarded a ten-year IT Schedule 70 contract from the US General Services Administration (GSA). As a GSA preferred vendor, iboss’ comprehensive Web and mobile security solutions are now easily available to federal, state and local government entities.

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Announcing The Industry’s First Unified MDM and Web Security Solution

San Diego, CA., March 25, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity today announced the availability of MobileEther, the industry’s first mobile device management (MDM) solution to extend beyond traditional mobile management, providing organizations with robust security and compliance capabilities.

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Track Data Flow to Predict and Prevent Corporate Security Threats

San Diego, CA., February 24, 2014 — iboss Cybersecurity, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced availability of the industry’s first advanced behavioral analysis of data flows to identify and mitigate network security threats. The new functionality, built into iboss Cybersecurity’s Secure Web Gateway platform, delivers unmatched visibility, which allows enterprises to detect threats through anomalies in data movement in and out of the network.

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iboss Receives Most Innovative New Product Award from CONNECT

San Diego, CA., January 29, 2014 — iboss, a provider of network security solutions, today announced that its Cloud Web Security Solution received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award in Communications and IT at the 2013 CONNECT MIP Awards. The company’s Cloud Web Security Solution was selected based on its advanced network security, threat defense and device management capabilities.

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iboss Brings Increased Visibility into Corporate Environments through Cloud-Based Network Security Platform

San Diego, CA., December 12, 2013 — The iboss platform provides visibility of everything going in and out of a network, across every single network port, identifying the known and the unknown. As an example, there are 65,535 ports on a network and legacy Web security vendors, if port focused, typically monitor only ports 80 and 443. Advanced threats, applications and even SaaS services are increasingly utilizing non-standard ports outside of port 80 and 443. iboss provides the visibility to identify what is traversing your network regardless of the port utilized, providing administrators more content visibility and allowing them to establish more actionable policy.

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iboss Launches Threat And Event Console

San Diego, CA., December 11, 2013 — iboss today announced its new Threat and Event console, a core component of the company’s Secure Web Gateway platform. A provider of network security solutions, iboss is releasing new functionality that gives enterprises unparalleled access to possible cybersecurity threats, malware breaches on mobile devices and attacks entering the network from social media sites. This system increases insight, shortens mitigation response and reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 30%.

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iboss Web Security Solution Named “Reader’s Choice Top 100 Product” by District Administration Magazine for its Innovative Technology

San Diego, CA., December 03, 2013 — Selected by District Administration magazine editors from over 1,800 nominations, the winning products received the highest number of nominations and best descriptions from K12 leaders. The Readers’ Choice Top 100 was announced in the December 2013 issue of District Administration. In recognizing the most innovative products, the annual District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel.

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Impulse Point and iboss Announce Integration Partnership

Pasadena, CA., November 21, 2013 — Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable, and easiest to deploy and maintain network access control (NAC) solutions for diverse networks in support of BYOD, today announced that Safe•Connect™ fully integrates with the iboss™ Secure Web Gateway (SWG). As a result of the partnership, the companies can now provide BYOD identity-based access management for educational networks.

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iboss Network Security Seamlessly Expands SSL Traffic Inspection Across iOS and Android Devices

San Diego, CA., September 25, 2013 — According to a recent report from NNS Labs Inc., 25-35 percent of web traffic now uses various means of encrypted Secure Socket Layer (SSL), such as Facebook, Dropbox and malware. Since SSL innately encrypts a user’s web access and activity, it can compromise an organization’s understanding of potential network threats and cripple its ability to create actionable policy to protect it.

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Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Initiatives Stifled by Companies’ Wider Network Security Threats, Says iboss Security

San Diego, CA., July 30, 2013 — As companies scramble to stay one step ahead of hackers, DDoS attacks, and other external security threats to sensitive data on their networks, they may be neglecting the biggest emerging threat of all -- employees who bring their own devices (BYOD users) to access and transmit company data.

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Firmware Gets Smarter

San Diego, CA., January 16, 2013 — Mobile computing is not without its share of issues and concerns when it comes to security. What’s more, schools face unique security concerns due to the growing popularity of 1:1 programs. And that’s why Phantom Technologies, a global provider of Internet content filtering and security solutions, has developed the new iBoss Mobile Security, a breakthrough way to enable the security of 1:1 devices.

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Enterasys and iboss Announce K-12 Solution for Easy Web and Application Filtering

Andover, MA., December 05, 2012 — Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, today announced a partnership with iboss Security to provide easy-to-manage dynamic location-based application filtering for K-12 school districts.  The combined solution of Enterasys Mobile IAM BYOD and iboss Enterprise SWG Web Filters allows school districts to provide access to the Internet, applications, and content based on user, location, or classroom without impeding learning.

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Phantom Technologies Works to Ensure iBoss Filters Do Not Block LGBT Content

San Diego, CA., November, 2011 — Responding quickly to concerns that its iBoss Web Filters were blocking access to LGBT websites for employees of Montgomery County, Maryland, Phantom Technologies assures customers that its web-filtering technology is designed to function within the guidelines of the ACLU’s Don’t Filter Me campaign, which seeks to curb illegal filtering of pro-LGBT content.

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iBoss Helps Schools Safely Implement ‘Bring Your Own Device’ Practices

San Diego, CA., September 20,2011 — As more schools grapple with the issue of keeping inappropriate Web content at bay while allowing students to bring their own laptops and mobile devices to school, iBoss™ Web Filters (http://www.iboss.com) has come up with a solution. To accommodate schools implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, the provider of filtering technologies for large organizations has expanded its mobile filter technology to authenticate these new users against the directory, regardless of the type of OS they are utilizing.

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