Tumbleweed Communications Corp. introduced Tumbleweed Secure Guardian, an enterprise-wide policy-based security framework that offers solutions to both protect and extend enterprise networks, and enable secure communications with customers, partners and suppliers over the Internet. Secure Guardian provides centralized security for both incoming and outgoing communications and integrates various enterprise applications for safe delivery of all forms of enterprise content. Secure Guardian is based on a platform consisting of the Tumbleweed Secure Policy Gateway and a series of protocol enablers that allow any application to connect to it. The Secure Policy Gateway enables the enterprise to apply security to and manage content policies for bi-directional communications traffic, web content and Internet usage. Tumbleweed Secure Guardian is available immediately and pricing is CPU-based. www.tumbleweed.com