WatchGuard Spam Prevention
Advanced Protection from Email-Based Threats
Email is one of the most generally used styles of attack on a company. Spam – unasked emails sent in mass amounts – can cause serious problems beyond annoyance. it’s generally used as dangerous phishing attempts to maliciously obtain sensitive information, including credit card numbers, passwords, usernames, and other personal and company information. WatchGuard spamBlocker provides the advanced security your organization needs with real-time, continuous, and highly reliable protection from spam and phishing attempts.
Blocks nearly 100% of unwanted and dangerous emails
Detects spam outbreaks as they emerge for immediate and continuous protection
Blocks spam no matter the language, format, or content of the message
Near zero percent false-positive rating
Works on both SMTP and POP3 email protocols
Uses flexible white lists to permit emails from trusted domains
Continuous, Real-Time Threat Protection
Using the industry-leading Recurrent Pattern Detection (RPD™) technology, WatchGuard spamBlocker instantly identifies outbreaks as they emerge for continuous protection from email-based threats – blocking nearly 100% of unwanted and dangerous emails. RPD also provides an additional layer of malware protection because it immediately detects emails carrying viral payloads, and with virtually no false positives, you’ll be confident that important, legitimate emails are received.
Far-Reaching, High-Performance Coverage
WatchGuard spamBlocker works on both SMTP and POP3 email protocols, and it provides highly reliable protection no matter the language, format, or content of the message. Most of the processing power is additionally done outside the internet gateway, so WatchGuard spamBlocker requires minimal bandwidth and CPU power, delivering optimal network performance.
Granular Control with Custom Configuration
From an intuitive management console, you select to permit , deny, quarantine, and tag emails for simple identification by spam level, including confirmed, bulk, and suspect. you’ll also use flexible white lists to make exceptions that allow or deny emails for specific senders and recipients. By selecting the Virus Outbreak Detection feature, you also add an additional layer of security by enabling the system to look at file attachments to identify if the distribution pattern resembles malware.
In-Depth Visibility and Reporting
Using WatchGuard Dimension, you get detailed reports on the types of spam identified, the senders, and recipients. you’re also ready to quickly view graphs that include the total number of messages scanned over a group period of your time and the number of emails identified by threat level.
How It Works
When the Firebox receives inbound email, it queries the spamBlocker cloud service to match data to determine if it is known spam and then allows, blocks, or quarantines the email based on the spam score.