Stronger Web Security and Better Network Performance

WatchGuard Reputation Enabled Defence enables you to increase security and web performance without having to purchase an additional box. WatchGuard currently provides the only solution on the market that fully integrates web reputation defence within a security subscription for all WatchGuard Fireboxes. It protects your web users against malicious web sites and hugely reduces web processing overhead.

Key Features

  • Traffic to Websites with a bad reputation are immediately blocked
  • Delivers a powerful cloud-based web reputation solution
  • Includes IP reputation feeds that detect control nodes and botnet command
  • All outbound traffic across all ports monitored
  • Advanced Botnet Detection
  • Integration with WatchGuard Cloud Visibility (Dimension) to give you full visibility

Next-Generation Web Reputation Defence

WatchGuard Web Reputation Defence uses a powerful, cloud-based web reputation service that aggregates data from various feeds, including industry-leading antivirus engines, to provide real-time protection against web threats. Traffic to web URL’s with a bad reputation are blocked immediately which allows your Firebox to do more important tasks. Tests show antivirus processing is reduced by up to 50%.

Advanced Botnet Detection

Infected network computers (botnets) are used by cyber criminals to attack specific targets. Computers become botnets when users fall victim to a clever phishing email or a drive-by-download. WatchGuard Reputation Defence is integrated with Botnet Detection so that you can gain real-time visibility into infected clients and take fast action.

Flexible Management

One interface allows you to manage Reputation Enabled Defence alongside all other WatchGuard Security Services Subscriptions. The interface is accessible on a user-friendly centralised console or within a web UI giving you flexibility. You can easily block known bad URL’s, enable known safe URL’s to be bypassed to improve performance, and enable automatic feedback from WatchGuard’s Threat Intelligence system to continuously improve and update the service.

Complete Visibility

WatchGuard Dimension enables you to quickly see the total number of scanned URL’s and how many were identified as potential threats. You can also see how many individual connections there were, the top clients and destinations, the top blocked botnet sites, and the protocols used.

How Reputation Enabled Defence works

WatchGuard Reputation Enabled Defence works by reviewing the destinations of outbound connections, and identifies and scores threats based on intelligence feeds. Known threats are blocked and safe destinations allowed. Safe destinations can bypass Gateway Antivirus which increases network performance.

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The Claranet Cyber Security Difference

When it comes to maximising WatchGuard products and integrating robust and secure solutions, Claranet Cyber Security has the edge. Designed to meet the needs of specific sectors, types of organisations, and compliance standards, our tailored solutions are trusted by leading private and public sector organisations throughout the UK.

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