Award-winning Internet filtering software now recommended by Australian ISPs
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 14, 2007 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), the leader in secure content and application delivery, today announced that Australia's Internet Industry Association (IIA) has accredited Blue Coat® K9 Web Protection as an IIA Family Friendly Filter, effective for all age ranges. The IIA is a national, non-profit, industry organization in Australia that develops best practice solutions for businesses so that people of all ages can enjoy greater confidence in being online. Accreditation by the IIA enables K9 Web Protection to be listed as one of the recommended filtering solutions available through Australian ISPs. K9 Web Protection enables parents to block and manage unwanted Web content such as pornography, violence, and hate speech. K9 is offered through the Blue Coat Community Outreach Program (www.k9webprotection.com), which provides materials and resources to educate this first generation of Internet parents about the impact of the Internet on children and on parenting strategies.