Marshal8e6 Links With Microsoft

Orange-based Marshal8e6, which develops web and email security products, revealed this morning that it is in a collaboration with Microsoft to supply URL categorization for Microsoft products. Financial impact of the deal were not disclosed. According to Marshal8e6, Microsoft will integrate its library of URLS an dkeywords into the Microsoft Reputation Service (MRS). That library is used by Marshal8e6's products to screen and filter web sites for its customers. Marshal8e6 employs a team which looks at web sites and determines if they host malicious code, are phishing for user information, or other Internet threats. Marshal8e6 said its library will be used in an upcoming Microsoft product, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG).