Spam Prevention

Advanced Protection from Email-Based Threats

Email is one among the most commonly used methods of attack on a company. Spam – unsolicited emails sent in mass quantities – can cause serious problems beyond annoyance. it's commonly 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.

Key Features

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

WatchGuard spam blocker Configuration

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.

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WatchGuard spam blocker

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.

WatchGuard Firebox spamBlocker

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.

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