TITUS Launches Industry’s Most Advanced Email Classification Solution

New features in TITUS Message Classification further enhance user-driven data security

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada —September 13, 2011 TITUS, a leading provider of security and compliance solutions for email and documents, today announced the release of the latest version of its flagship product, TITUS Message Classification (TMC). This version of the industry’s most advanced email classification solution provides key enhancements designed to help organizations enforce classification policy, raise security awareness and ensure protection of sensitive data.

Organizations rely on email for the bulk of business communications; however, there is always the underlying risk that information can be accidentally leaked to unauthorized users. TITUS Message Classification enables users to quickly and easily classify, visually label and protect emails. This approach to email protection puts the person most knowledgeable with the content of the data – the user – in the position of deciding how the information should be handled. This user-driven approach ensures that information is properly managed and prevents against data leakage.

"By implementing a classification strategy, organizations improve the security of their content and reduce the likelihood that they will experience an inadvertent data breach," said Michael Osterman, President of Osterman Research. "Over time, users become increasingly aware of data sensitivity and understand the importance of corporate data security policies."

The latest version of TITUS Message Classification further integrates classification with policy enforcement capabilities. A number of features and enhancements have been developed in response to direct feedback from customers:

  • Interactive Redaction: This 'do-it-yourself' redaction feature enables users to quickly highlight and black out the text they want to redact within the email.
  • Improved Content Validation: TMC now allows administrators to combine rules for more advanced policy checks. For example, organizations can check both the attachment as well as the recipient email address for any policy violations, allowing for verification of the type of file you are sending and who it is being sent to.
  • Interoperability with TITUS Classification for Desktop: Similar to the existing interoperability with TITUS Classification for Microsoft Office, TMC now checks to ensure that any file attachments (including PDF, CAD, videos, images and other files) are not classified at a higher level than the email.
  • Customizable User Interface: Organizations can now customize all user interface text to support international languages and business terminology.

Improved content validation allows administrators to combine rules for more advanced policy checks

In addition to these new features and enhancements in TITUS Message Classification, organizations now have the ability to track the effectiveness of their email data protection with the new TITUS Reporting Module. This tool provides IT and security administrators with a powerful way to visually present email classification and policy activity. With increased intelligence about how data is being handled within the organization, security personnel can identify risks, adjust policies and increase overall data security.

"Data security needs are constantly evolving and changing, and TITUS is committed to ensuring our customers have leading edge features and tools to help them address security with classification and labeling," explained TITUS President and CEO Tim Upton. "This version of TITUS Message Classification is evidence of this commitment, and delivers the industry’s most complete classification solution to enterprises – one that is simple for their end users, and cost effective for the organization."

TITUS is the leading provider of security and compliance software that helps organizations share information securely while meeting policy and compliance requirements. Our solutions enable military, government, and large enterprises to raise awareness and meet regulatory compliance by visually alerting end users to the sensitivity of information. Products include TITUS Classification, the leading message, document and file classification and labeling solutions; TITUS Aware, products that enhance Data Loss Prevention by detecting sensitive information at the desktop; and the TITUS family of classification and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. TITUS solutions are deployed to over 1.5 million users within our over 450 military, government and enterprise customers worldwide, including Dow Corning, United States Air Force, NATO, G4S, Paternoster, Pratt and Whitney, Australian Department of Defence, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, visit www.titus.com ot the TITUS Data Security and Compliance blog.