What you can do with Symantec Web Gateway
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Table: What you can do with Symantec Web Gateway describes what you can do with Symantec Web Gateway.
Table: What you can do with Symantec Web Gateway
Symantec Web Gateway detects and blocks malware from Web sites and Internet downloads. Symantec Web Gateway must be installed in the inline network configuration or as a proxy server to block downloads.
You can configure Symantec Web Gateway to prevent peer-to-peer sharing, streaming media, games, and other Internet applications from accessing the Internet.
Symantec Web Gateway can block individual Web sites or categories of Web sites. To block Web sites by category, you must have the URL filtering license.
You can display reports on a wide range of statistics. Available reports include most accessed Web sites, most active users, infected clients, most common malware, network attacks, and infection sources. Click a statistic in a report to get more information about that user, computer, Web site, category, and so on.
See About reports.
Symantec Web Gateway can issue alerts for attacks, infections, and system events. Symantec Web Gateway transmits alerts by email, syslog, or SNMP.
See About alerts.
Symantec Web Gateway can automatically block inbound and outbound Internet access for infected computers to prevent malware from spreading.
Integrate with Symantec Data Loss Prevention
Symantec Web Gateway can pass outbound Web traffic through Symantec Data Loss Prevention to protect your company's data assets. You must have a separate Symantec Data Loss Prevention appliance.
Inspect SSL-encrypted Internet traffic
Symantec Web Gateway can monitor SSL-encrypted Internet traffic for malware or pass the encrypted traffic to Symantec Data Loss Prevention. You must have a separate Symantec Data Loss Prevention appliance to analyze SSL-encrypted traffic for data loss.
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