At this week’s TIA 2012 gathering in Dallas, Deep Content Inspection (DIP) provider Wedge Networks unveiled its Mobile Security Module for service provider and operator? networks.

“The Mobile Security Module features the most comprehensive mobile-threat intelligence, with rapid deployment and zero device footprint, allowing service providers to protect their network, enterprise customers and subscribers from mobile malware and malicious threats,” the company says.?

The module includes:

>> A mobile security solution: World-class threat-intelligence partners, cloud-sourcing and research labs provide dynamic threat protection.?

>> A multi-threat/multi-protocol security platform: Patented cross-session/cross-protocol support enables protection, identification and intelligence on blended threats that affect mobile devices, including everything from outbound data leaks to threats hidden in messages, social networking web pages, mobile apps and rich content.?

>> A solution to stop threats at the network: Uses WedgeOS Deep Content Inspection?(DCI) technology to conduct real-time, full content/context analysis, detecting and blocking threats at the network before they reach vulnerable end-user mobile devices.?

>> Security-as-a-service and new programs for subscribers: From subscriber security?value-added services to supporting enterprises with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, service providers now have a viable new revenue stream.?

>> Reduced operational costs: Helps control compromised devices, reducing support calls, encouraging self-management and eliminating illegitimate traffic on the network.?

>> Rapid deployment: WedgeOS’s performance combined with its inline, L2 transparent network stack allows service providers and operators to enable mobile security without reengineering their existing networks and without loading anything onto mobile devices.??

(Editor’s note: To read more about Wedge Networks and DPI, click here.)

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