The D-Link NetDefend DFL-M510 Information Security Gateway (ISG) is an entirely new type of security device designed to protect your network from the emerging risks. Your business is facing Internet threats posed by an increasing use of instant messages (IM) and peer-to-peer (P2P) applications. Without effective management and control mechanisms, it can be vulnerable to a wide variety of menaces including trojans and network worms, leakage of confidential information, corporate and regulatory compliance violations, and even identity theft.The NetDefend Information Security Gateway (ISG) can help address these threats and identify unmanaged, unauthorized IM and P2P use on your network, so you can effectively control and manage information flows from your company to the outside world. The information traffic flow that you are able to control and manage includes instant messaging (IM), peer-to-peer (P2P) applications, file transfers, Email and steaming media from the Intranet.
IM/P2P and Bandwidth Management. The NetDefend Information Security Gateway (ISG) allows you to better manage your employees' Internet activities and prevent possible misuse of IM and P2P applications. Implementation can be based on company policies, and operation is both automatic and transparent, bringing tangible benefits that include proper utilization of precious network bandwidth and prevention of possible leaks of company secrets through unauthorized and unmanaged use of IM and Email.
Malicious Traffic Prevention. Hackers and scammers are becoming more sophisticated in their approach to vulnerable networks, distributing not just Trojans and malicious agents, but putting together blended attacks, increasing perimeter security for other scam methods, multiplying mutations of initial attacks and migrating new threats. The D-Link NetDefend Information Security Gateway can prevent these serious threats by blocking illegal agents hidden in your network's normal traffic, eliminating harmful programs, identifying victims and providing a ZoneDefense Mechanism* to quarantine infected computers. You can detect and drop traffic with health concerns, including Trojan, Spyware, and Network Worms, based on policy rules applied to specific groups, hosts, IPs and subnets.
Seamless Integration. The NetDefend Information Security Gateway (ISG) integrates easily with industry-standard network infrastructure, including third-party network devices, offering maximum flexibility and control. It is deployed between your company's internal network and a network firewall, and can be installed in the in-line mode without causing any change to your current network architecture. It implements a hardware bypass function that avoids single points of failure and maximizes network connection in the advent event of hardware crash.
With hardware-based Layer 7 payload inspection, this device provides high-performance processing of information security. Y ou can leverage your existing investments by adding identity authentication and management, session logging, and detection and usage reporting. All these will help improve your office productivity , reduce your business legal liability, optimize the use of your IT resources and enhance your company's overall network security.