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SecureTower 5.3: even more opportunities to protect business from internal threats

16 July 2014

Falcongaze Company announces a new version of the SecureTower software, designed for data leak protection and equipped with tools to analyze the efficiency of workflows. The new version of the SecureTower system was added with a number of useful features that make work with the system even more effective.

The changes affected the settings of image recognition server. The function to control text information in images using ABBYY FineReader was added to Falcongaze SecureTower. Now to recognize text in image files, in addition to the built-in SecureTower engine, there is an opportunity to use the tool by ABBYY Company which is a recognized world leader in the development of OCR technology.

Device audit which allows you to record the facts of devices’ connection (WiFi and GPRS modems, external hard drives, etc.) even before they are availed by users is among the system functional updates. Range of controlled external devices in SecureTower was replenished with USB 3.0 representatives.

The support for secure e-mail standard S / MIME was also added to the new version of the product. It involves the ability to control and search through encrypted e-mail messages and attached files.

Update of SecureTower also affected popular today instant messengers. With SecureTower it is possible now to control data sent via Viber. The system intercepts and analyzes text and voice messages and files sent and received in Viber.

In addition, the functionality to control Microsoft Lync which is actively used in business environment was expanded. If earlier with the help of SecureTower only text messages sent in MS Lync were intercepted now it is possible to control user calls in this program.

In the user activities module when viewing employee relations through communication, in addition to the existing graphics mode, the opportunity to represent them in the format of table was implemented. Statistics on daily activity of employees can now be saved as HTML report and subsequently viewed with any browser.

What is more, in the user activities module the tool for viewing employees’ snapshots was improved. Now you can customize the layout of thumbnails, display images on the entire screen, change them out. In addition, not only is it possible to export desktop screenshots into a specified folder or into PDF, but also save as a web document. Saving snapshots as videos now happens in a compressed format.

Brand new version of SecureTower allows you to customize the size of local storage for agent depending on the available space, as well as adjust storage period of the intercepted information. The operation of agent with local storage is used to store information from mobile workstations outside the corporate network without connection to the server (on business trips, work out of office).