Astaro Corporation, vendor of security appliances, announced the release of version 7.3 of Astaro Security Gateway. The latest Astaro release offers new features intended to increase end-user efficiency and secure mail traffic. New features include a redesigned UserPortal for management of email and VPN connections, an accurate Mail Security Engine, a new integrated Active Directory browser, and free email encryption as part of Astaro’s Mail Security Package. A redesigned UserPortal allows employees to review their own spam Quarantine Report, retrieve false positive mail, and maintain whitelists. The UserPortal also gives employees the ability to create VPN connections and configure their remote access, ensuring they can use company resources from any location.