July 21, 2005
Microsoft to buy e-mail security firm FrontBridge
Plans to merge FrontBridge's messaging protection with its Exchange Server product to help companies with security and compliance. The software giant will integrate FrontBridge's corporate messaging protection with its Microsoft Exchange Server e-mail product, Microsoft said in its announcement Wednesday. The Los Angeles-based security company's services, which include instant message archiving and spam filtering, are designed to safeguard all electronic messages and make sure they are compliant with regulatory requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Link: CNET News.com