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XCS 280 & 580 Email and Web Security Appliances

Small to mid-sized businesses don't need to pay high prices for powerful email security. WatchGuard XCS 280 and 580 appliances are affordable, complete email security solutions that defend against inbound threats including viruses, spam, blended threats, phishing, spyware and network attacks. Block 98% of unwanted traffic at the perimeter and boost your email security and performance without breaking the bank.

Value & Affordability Meet Protection & Performance
WatchGuard XCS appliances provide industry-leading defense-in-depth protection for the strongest defense from email-borne threats. Dependable, innovative and high performance email security without the hefty price.

2-Minute DLP Wizard
Creating data loss prevention policies has never been easier. In a few simple steps, the wizard guides policy creation from definition to corrective actions to take. Includes compliance dictionaries, task lists, drop-down action menus, and more.

Stop Accidental and Malicious Data Loss
Ensure that the content of outgoing email messages is in strict accord with your organization's confidentiality policies using sophisticated, built-in data loss prevention capabilities.

Email Encryption for Privacy and Compliance
Securely transmit and receive private and sensitive information with a SecureMail Email Encryption subscription and beat the high cost associated with most encryption technologies. Read our tech brief (371kb PDF) about how our Email Encryption subscription can help you.

Eliminate Security Gaps Across Email & Web with subscriptions
Eliminate security gaps without the need for additional hardware with an XCS Web Security subscription. Unify inbound and outbound email and web protection on a single platform. Reduce web-based liabilities and enable web security features and enhancements for complete messaging security.

Block 98% of Threats & Spam at the Perimeter
WatchGuard ReputationAuthority is included with every XCS appliance as a powerful first line of defense against unwanted and malicious inbound traffic. Optimize bandwidth and free your networks to process only legitimate, threat-free traffic.

Message Redundancy Guarantees Delivery
Never worry about losing a message with WatchGuard’s patented XCS Queue Replication. It ensures that if a system should fail, or be taken offline, all messages are mirrored on another system and can be delivered without delay.

Multi-Layered Anti-Spam Protection
Anti-spam filter uses multi-layered inspection of inbound traffic for a categorized weighted score, providing adaptive intelligence to the prevention of spam with over 99% accuracy.

Powerful Malware Prevention
Prevent viruses, phishing attacks, blended threats, and malicious code infections delivered via email in real time so they never enter your network.

Set-It-And-Forget-It
Set a single policy and let XCS do the rest. Defend your email while freeing yourself to focus on other IT priorities.

LiveSecurity Service
WatchGuard XCS 280 and 580 appliances include a subscription to our ground-breaking LiveSecurity Plus, which you activate online when you register your product. LiveSecurity Plus delivers 24/7 technical support, hardware warranty, and software updates to keep code up to date.

Zero-Hour Threat Outbreak Response
Stop new and emerging threats in their tracks with the fastest zero-hour protection from new and emerging threats.

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Application Control
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Application visibility and control is critical to the health of your network and your business. Learn how Application Control from WatchGuard makes enforcing acceptable use policies simple.

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