by Blue Coat
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Published on: September 17, 2010
Type of content: WHITE PAPER
Length: 20 pages
The secure Web gateway (SWG) is a critical tool for protecting endpoints from various forms of malware and other security risks, and for monitoring and controlling potentially dangerous Web traffic. Proactive inbound and outbound security filtering technology should be the No. 1 consideration when selecting an SWG solution. Ease of administration and scalable reporting is the second most important consideration, and there is significant differentiation in this aspect of solutions.
Organizations must consider mobile devices and smaller branch offices when selecting solutions, and highly weight Web security as a service (SecaaS) delivery capabilities. Web application control and data loss prevention are important considerations for future-proofing investments; however, these features are not very mature or widespread.
Read on to learn about a critical tool for protecting endpoints from various forms of malware and other security risks.