Since its initial conception in the early 2000’s, today’s McAfee Web Gateway delivers cutting-edge protection against Web 2.0 threats. Leveraging numerous Web Categorisation, AV, Anti-Malware, SSL, DLP and Application Control technologies, Web Gateway delivers 64-bit speed and power to ensure both a seemless and secure browsing experience for end users.
With deployments ranging from a single VMware appliance to inter-connected clusters of appliances spanning the globe, McAfee Web Gateway provides joined-up, practical management of the ever-complex web whilst delivering the advanced security, control, and flexibility organizations need to take full advantage of the web.
McAfee Web Gateway Clients
Unparalleled threat protection — The No. 1-rated anti-malware solution for web threats, McAfee Web Gateway analyzes the nature and intent of all content and code entering the network from requested web pages, providing immediate protection against malware and other hidden threats. With layered security that combines local and cloud-based protection, powered by McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, you can count on McAfee Web Gateway for instant, advanced protection to stop zero-day threats, spyware, and targeted attacks — without a signature. Learn more about McAfee Web Gateway’s latest threat protection enhancements that provide state-of-the-art behavior-based emulation and detection techniques.
Granular application discovery and control — Get point-and-click control for nearly 1,000 web applications and granular function control within those applications. From social and streaming media to file sharing and anonymizing, enable the applications you want, manage how they are used, and control what information is shared. Powerful reporting tools identify unknown or rogue applications, giving you the power to block potential security or productivity threats represented by applications that are not consistent with enterprise policy.
Powerful safeguards against data loss — Scan user-generated content on all key web protocols, using state-of-the-art DLP technology, and prevent confidential or suspect information from leaking out of your enterprise through blogs, wikis, and other Web 2.0 applications and sites. Protect sensitive data that is transferred to cloud storage with inline encryption, preventing users from downloading or reading files without the protections of Web Gateway.
Web identity management — McAfee Web Gateway includes optional single sign-on (SSO) connectors for more than 500 popular SaaS applications. Use SSO to improve end-user convenience, enhance security, and reduce expensive password-related help desk calls. McAfee Web Gateway also supports integration with McAfee One Time Password, which enables two-factor authentication for securing network access, achieving compliance, and protecting your resources from unauthorized access.
Easy, efficient management — With McAfee Web Gateway, you can stop deploying and managing multiple standalone web products. Web Gateway integrates numerous protections, from web filtering and anti-malware to SSL scanning and content control, all with a simplified management footprint and a flexible policy engine. Share a single security policy across protections and protocols, and meet the needs of your entire organization, enhancing protection while saving time and money.
Agile infrastructure and performance — McAfee Web Gateway includes high-performance, enterprise-strength, forward- and reverse-proxy software that provides the flexible authentication, administration, and authorization controls required by today’s most demanding enterprises and service providers. Numerous deployment options — including purpose-built appliances or blades, a virtualized platform, or integration with cloud-based McAfee SaaS Web Protection — ensure Web Gateway scales to meet the needs of your unique enterprise.