Reputation-Based Threat Prevention
Stronger Web Security – Better Network Performance
What if you’ll have stronger security and faster web performance without having to feature a whole new box? With WatchGuard Reputation Enabled Defense, you can. WatchGuard offers the only solution on the market with web reputation defense as a totally integrated security subscription for all WatchGuard appliances, protecting web users from malicious sites, while dramatically reducing web processing overhead.
Traffic to URLs with a bad reputation are immediately blocked
Delivers powerful, cloud-based web reputation service
Includes IP reputation feeds to detect botnet command and control nodes
Monitors all outbound traffic across all ports
Includes advanced Botnet Detection
Seamless integration with WatchGuard Dimension for complete visibility
Next-Generation Web Reputation
WatchGuard Reputation Enabled Defense relies on a powerful, cloud-based web reputation service that aggregates data from multiple feeds, including industry-leading antivirus engines, for real-time protection from web threats. Traffic to URLs with a bad reputation are blocked immediately, freeing up your box to do more important tasks rather than constant AV scanning. Tests show a discount of up to 50 percent in antivirus processing.
Advanced Botnet Detection
Networks of infected computers, known as a botnet, are used by cyber criminals to attack or infiltrate specific targets. Unsuspecting employees inadvertently join botnets after falling victim to a drive-by-download or cleverly crafted phishing email. With WatchGuard’s Botnet Detection integration into Reputation Enabled Defense, organizations gain real-time visibility into infected clients and are empowered to quickly take action.
IT administrators use one interface to manage this subscription along side all other WatchGuard Security Services. Reputation Enabled Defense will be managed with either the intuitive centralized console or the handy web UI for max flexibility. you’ll enable bypassing of know safe URLs for optimized performance, block known bad URLs for better security, and prefer to enable automatic feedback with the WatchGuard threat intelligence system to constantly improve and update the service.
Using WatchGuard Dimension, quickly view the entire number of scanned URLs and see what number were identified as a threat. you’ll also view the amount of individual connections, the highest blocked botnet sites, clients and destinations, and the protocols used.
How It Works
Reputation Enabled Defense reviews the destination of outbound connections and identifies its threat level supported intelligence feeds. Using the returned threat score, known threats are blocked and safe destinations are allowed with a bypass of Gateway Antivirus to extend network performance.
Award-Winning Security and Visibility Platform
All of WatchGuard’s Security Services are delivered as an integrated solution within an easy-to-manage and cost-effective Firebox appliance. It’s in WatchGuard’s DNA to deliver advanced IT security technologies for little to midsize organizations and distributed enterprises. We take these enterprise-grade technologies and make them easy to deploy and simple to manage. You face a similar threats as enterprise organizations, shouldn’t you’ve got a similar level of security?