Want to allow Windows Live Messenger but block file transfer? Go ahead. With over 2,500 signatures and behavioral analysis at your disposal Application Control makes it easy to block sub-functions of applications.
Take advantage of real-time and historical visibility into what's being accessed on your network to report on application usage. Use the information to demonstrate compliance, evaluate employee need, and refine acceptable use policies.
Application Control makes it simple to selectively allow, block, or restrict access to applications based on a user’s department, job function, and time of day, and generate reports on usage.
Establish acceptable use policies for users and groups by category, application, and application sub-function for maximum flexibility. Enforcing acceptable use policies has never been easier.
Signatures...and then Some
Sophisticated Behavioral Analysis works overtime, regardless of destination address or L7 protocol, to ensure applications that exhibit certain patterns of behavior don't escape the gaze of Application Control — including encrypted applications that are specifically designed to bypass ordinary security measures.
New applications and new versions are released constantly. Application Control stays current with regular application signature updates.
Reporting Out of the Box
Real-time reporting and monitoring are included. That means no additional software to buy in order to have complete visibility into network activity.
Application Control makes it simple to create and enforce acceptable use policies at your company. With Application Control, you can selectively allow, block, or restrict access to applications based on a user's department, job function, and time of day. Once you establish your policy, Application Control allows you to see in real-time what's being accessed on your network and by whom. You can use this information to demonstrate compliance, evaluate employee need, and refine acceptable use policies.
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* Application Control is only available on XTM 2, 3, 5, 8 Series and XTM 1050 and 2050 appliances. Running older UTM appliances, including WatchGuard e-Series? Special trade-up offers are available.
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