Mimecast Web Security adds security and monitoring at the DNS layer, protecting against malicious web activity initiated by user action or malware and blocking business inappropriate websites based on policy. Implemented quickly and delivered at a fraction of the cost of alternatives, it allows you to comprehensively upgrade web security and achieve greater cyber resilience. The solution is also fully integrated with Mimecast’s proven email security service, allowing you to protect the top two vectors for cyberattacks with a single, easy-to-manage solution.
The web – and specifically DNS – is used in the 91% of malware attacks*, yet this channel is often left under-protected. In fact, many organizations don’t monitor their DNS layers at all. Why? Because…
With one out of every 13 web requests leading to malware, it’s critical that organizations have a proven, holistic approach for securing their web gateways.
*Source: 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report
As part of Mimecast Web Security, Application Visibility and Control helps you see into the blind spot of uncontrolled cloud app use in your environment. You get the ability to identify and monitor which apps are being used and approve or block access for all or some employees, helping to mitigate the hazard of shadow IT – a challenge that increases data security, legal & compliance, and overall cybersecurity risks resulting from app proliferation.
You get full visibility into which cloud apps are being used and by whom, and the ability to block or sanction these apps. Mimecast helps you overcome the shadow IT challenge to more securely embrace and drive productivity gains through the cloud by delivering.
Help prevent users from landing on sites that contain malware and phishing.
Ensure file downloads from the web are safe and malware-free.
Control the categories of web sites users can visit.
Enforce acceptable use policies.
Constrain compromised devices from communicating with hackers.
Protect data from obscure ex-filtration attacks.
Better understand how employees use the internet for work.
Protect employees without sacrificing productivity.
Learn more about key capabilities, how it works, and how Mimecast Web Security can keep your organization protected from web threat in the Mimecast Web Security datasheet.
"We ultimatley chose the Mimecast Web Security service because its easy to use. We had it up and running in about 15 minutes."
Michael Leary, AVP/Cybersecurity Manager
This review from SANS is an in-depth evaluation of the Mimecast Web Security service capabilities designed to protect against malicious sites, provide visibility into all web requests and enforce acceptable web use, and mitigate shadow IT risks due to uncontrolled cloud app use.