WebBlocker URL Filtering

Web Security. Corporate Compliance.

Employee Productivity.

You can quickly find yourself in bad places while surfing the web , exposing your network to malware which will cause massive problems for your organization. Leaving users free to roam the web also can result in lost productivity, reduced bandwidth, and even worse, legal liability. With WatchGuard’s WebBlocker, you get a strong and easy-to-use solution for controlling and monitoring web activity across your entire organization.

Key Features

Protect users from risky content by blocking malicious websites

Increase employee productivity and enforce corporate policies by blocking unsuitable workplace content

Choose from over 130 blocking categories and sub-categories and filter on both HTTP and HTTPS

Allow or restrict URLs and set policies by user, group, and schedule

Set instant notifications for when users plan to access blocked content

Seamless integration with WatchGuard Dimension for complete visibility into all web activity

Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering

Block Access to Malicious Sites

Guard your network against risky web page and malicious activity using advanced web filtering. Delivered as an integrated Security Service, WebBlocker includes a hosted URL database that simplifies setup and administration while providing continuous, up-to-the-minute protection, securing your network and protecting your sensitive information.

Enforce Corporate Policies and Increase Employee Productivity

Most organizations have policies that restrict viewing inappropriate and offensive content, but maybe you want to block social media for all users with the exception of your marketing team. Maybe you want your employees to view entertainment-related content only during lunch hours or have a set quota per week. With WatchGuard’s WebBlocker, you have complete control to set different polices per user or group with the granularity that won’t cause big sweeping problems to other departments as you lock down web usage.

Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering
Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering

Ensure Network Bandwidth for Business-Critical Applications

Avoid slow connection speeds and network bottlenecks caused by cyberloafing. With WebBlocker, you can easily block or limit non-work related web activity to ensure adequate bandwidth is available at all times. In combination with WatchGuard Dimension, you are able to quickly diagnose the problem and set policies that will ensure your business is running at top speed.

Web Filtering Made Easy

Most organizations have policies that restrict viewing inappropriate and offensive content, but maybe you would like to block social media for all users with the exception of your marketing team. Maybe you would like your employees to look at entertainment-related content only during lunch hours or have a set quota per week. With WatchGuard’s WebBlocker, you've got complete control to set different polices per user or group with the granularity that won’t cause big sweeping problems to other departments as you lock down web usage.

Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering
Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering

Complete Visibility into Web Activity

Use visual representations to quickly distill web activity on your network, including most often viewed categories, blocked websites, user activity, and much more. you'll also generate web audit reports for detailed analysis.

How It Works

WebBlocker identifies the requested URL and then sends a query to the cloud to classify the URL category and sub-category.

Watchguard WebBlocker URL Filtering