The holiday season represents one of the biggest online shopping times of the year. Throughout the holiday shopping season, you will need to continue to give your employees access to work-related Internet resources, but minimize the distraction of online shopping to maximize productivity and ensure that Internet bandwidth is reserved for critical business activities.
In addition, it is vital to shut out the constantly evolving, advanced threats that may gain ready access to your network due to this increase in employee online shopping. You need to stop intrusions, viruses, spyware, and other malicious traffic at the gateway so they do not compromise your network. Potential solutions like secure web gateways and content filtering appliances add cost and complexity to your network.
A Dell™ SonicWALL™ Next-Generation Firewall delivers the advanced technology necessary to stay ahead of continually evolving threats, and the productivity and bandwidth issues associated with the holiday buying season. Utilizing Dell SonicWALL’s unique Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection® engine, these firewalls have the ability to scan every byte of every packet and deliver full content inspection of the entire stream with control right down to the individual user level. This solution integrates the same core URL/web filtering functionality as secure web gateways, plus it offers unparalleled scanning capabilities to deliver intrusion prevention, inbound/outbound malware detection, email security, application control, inspection for SSL encrypted sessions at the gateway, and more. Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewalls help organizations enforce their productivity and security policies, block unproductive, inappropriate and illegal web content, and optimize bandwidth management. Management complexity is minimized compared to a firewall/secure web gateway combination as all the functionality is managed directly from the Next-Generation Firewall.
To address email threats like holiday-related phishing scams, the Dell SonicWALL Email Security solution deployed either as a service on the firewall or through a dedicated solution stops phishing and zombie attacks, spam, and viruses with over 99% effectiveness, using multiple proven, patented1 techniques including reputation checks that check not only a message’s sender IP reputation, but also the reputation of its content, structure, links, images, and attachments.