Mimecast Web Security

    Make the web safer for your employees and guests

    Cloud-based web protection at the DNS level that stops malware and inappropriate web use in its tracks.

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    Fast and simple setup

    Get protected fast with wizard-based policy configuration.

    • Defend against malicious sites and enforce acceptable use policies
    • Integrates with Mimecast Email Security for consistent protection
    • Intelligent proxy delivers deeper scanning of suspicious sites and file downloads
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    Dashboard for at-a-glance visibility

    Real-time visualizations help to monitor security and protection status.

    • See overall web activity trends, top domains and categories, top blocked domains and categories
    • Click-through to drill down to more detail information
    • Access the activity report for more granular log data
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    Detailed reporting

    Instantly see details of every web request made for faster investigations.

    • See who requested a page, and the outcome
    • Apply filters to find items faster
    • Drill down to see additional forensics including IP and device details

    App Visibility and Control

    Shine a light on shadow IT with full visibility into which cloud apps are being used. Then choose whether to block, monitor and/or allow those apps.

    • See what apps are being used, by whom and how often
    • Block or allow app categories or specific apps for everyone, groups or specific users
    • Ensure consistent controls and protection no matter how apps are accessed, including on mobile
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    Anywhere, anytime protection

    Ensure consistent protection for all users and devices both on and off the network.

    • Instant protection in the office for both corporate and guest wi-fi users
    • Remote workers are always protected with security agents for Windows, Mac and iOS
    • Customizable block pages give employees the confidence to work incident-free

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    The Challenges of Web Security

    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…

    • Alternative strategies – like Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) and firewalls – are expensive and complex.
    • Disconnected cybersecurity systems are resource-intensive and difficult to manage.
    • On-premises systems can’t keep pace with a rapidly-changing threat landscape.

    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

    Application Visibility & Control

    Shine a light on shadow IT

    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.

    • Full visibility – see what apps are being used, by whom and how often.
    • Instant control – apply policies to block or allow specific apps. Monitor apps to better understand usage patterns before taking action.
    • Cross-platform and device management – ensure consistent controls and protection no matter how apps are accessed, including on mobile devices.
    • Granular controls – apply policies to manage app usage for everyone, groups, and individuals. Combine category and app-specific policies for fine-grained control.
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    What makes Mimecast Web Security different?

    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.

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    SANS Institute Review of Mimecast Web Security

    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.

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