Microsoft Forefront Security for Office Communications Server


Applies to: Forefront Protection for Office Communications Server

Topic Last Modified: 2009-01-28

Microsoft Forefront Security for Office Communications Server (FSOCS) provides fast and effective protection against IM-based malware by including multiple scanning engines from industry-leading security partners and helps reduce corporate liability by blocking IM messaging containing inappropriate content. The layered, multiple antimalware engine approach provides comprehensive protection against the latest threats, while file and keyword filtering technologies prevent the sharing of out-of-policy files, unauthorized corporate confidential information or offensive language in IM conversations. FSOCS protections are tightly integrated with Microsoft Office Communications Server to provide high performance malware scanning optimized for instant messaging environments. FSOCS includes automated signature updating, IM notification alerts, and built-in management controls to simplify administration.

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