Global network equipment provider Sandvine joins forces with Internet Watch Foundation

Published:  Wed 7 Aug 2013

Sandvine is working with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) to enable service providers globally to protect their customers from known images and videos of child sexual abuse. By becoming a Member, Sandvine has access to a range of services designed to protect online networks.

“Sandvine brings an intelligence layer to networks worldwide, so operators and subscribers can make informed choices and feel safer accessing the Internet from anywhere in the world,” said Dave Caputo, CEO, Sandvine. “Child sexual abuse is abhorrent and by joining with the IWF and our customers, we are doing our part to make known images less accessible.”

Susie Hargreaves, IWF Chief Executive, said: “I applaud Sandvine’s decision to become an IWF Member. Our partnership has mutual benefits – our range of services enhances Sandvine’s customer protection while their funding increases our resources in the fight against online child sexual abuse content. I look forward to working closely with their team”. 

 

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Contact: IWF Membership team on 01223 203030 or members@iwf.org.uk.

About Internet Watch Foundation membership

IWF Members have access to a range of services designed to combat online child sexual abuse images and videos. These services help reduce the ability of criminals to exploit legitimate services and speed up the removal of child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world.

The IWF and its Member organisations are committed to the shared vision of an internet free of child sexual abuse content.

For information about becoming a member of the IWF please visit www.iwf.org.uk/join-us or email: members@iwf.org.uk.  

About the Internet Watch Foundation

The IWF is the Hotline to report:

    child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world;
    criminally obscene adult content hosted in the UK;
    non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK.

For more information please visit www.iwf.org.uk.

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About Sandvine

Sandvine’s network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks to enable services that can increase revenue and reduce network costs. Powered by Sandvine’s Policy Engine and SandScript policy language, Sandvine’s networking equipment performs end-to-end policy control functions including traffic classification, and policy decision and enforcement across the data, control and business planes.  Sandvine’s products provide actionable business insight, the ability to deploy new subscriber services and tools to optimize traffic while enhancing subscriber Internet quality of experience.

Sandvine’s network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 250 networks in over 85 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide, www.sandvine.com

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