What is Bluecoat WebFilter?
Blue Coat WebFilter categorizes billions of web pages in more than 50 languages into 85 useful categories that can be easily managed by IT administrators. When deployed with ProxySG appliances, WebFilter can enforce and update corporate security policies across the network based on these categories and execute granular control over select popular web applications and operations.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Bluecoat WebFilter?
Key differentiators & advantages of Bluecoat WebFilter
Awareness & ResponseWebFilter provides over 6 billion ratingsper day for over 75 million users located inthe largest enterprise and service providernetworks around the world:
- WebPulse has eight operation centers tosupport cloud defense analysis of over 1billion web requests per week
- New web content or links detected byweb gateways or remote clients aresent in real-time to the WebPulse cloudfor DLA inspection where updates tothe master WebFilter database provideimmediate protection• Blocks malware, web threats, fakesoftware updates, fake AV offers,phishing offers and botnets orkeyloggers calling home
- Blocks only web threats using DLAinspection, allowing users access topopular websites and avoiding overblocking• Provides web 2.0 filtering for mashed-up orcustomized web portals, blocking panels anddynamic content per policy settings
- Provides coverage in over 50 languagesusing proprietary machine analysisknowledge algorithms and human ratersAccuracy & RelevanceWebFilter is 100% user driven for web contentrating inputs from a broad and diverse usercommunity without the need for web crawlersor artificial analysis:
- For new customers, WebFilter quickly learnsuser web habits with real-time feedback forrelevance in new ratings