WatchGuard 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 offer dependable, innovative and high performance email security without the hefty price.

Stop Accidental and Malicious Data Loss

Ensure that outgoing email messages comply with your organization's confidentiality policies.

Email Encryption for Privacy and Compliance

Securely transmit and receive private and sensitive at a fraction of the price of most encryption technologies.

Eliminate Security Gaps Across Email & Web with Subscriptions

XCS Web Security subscription unifies inbound and outbound email and web protection on a single platform 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.

Multi-Layered Anti-Spam Protection

Spam filter provides adaptive intelligence to the prevention of spam with over 99% accuracy.

Powerful Malware Prevention

Block viruses, phishing attacks, and blended threats in real time so they never enter your network.


Set a single policy and let XCS do the rest, letting you focus on other IT priorities.

LiveSecurity® Service

WatchGuard XCS appliances include a subscription to LiveSecurity Plus, delivering 24/7 technical support, hardware warranty, and software updates.


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Quick Facts

> Next-generation real-time threat monitoring aggregates intelligence from thousands of systems globally to block more than 98% of unwanted and malicious traffic at the perimeter

> Deep content inspection and contextual analysis provides defense-in-depth approach for stronger protection from inbound spam, malware, blended threats, and network attacks

> Zero-hour threat outbreak response closes the window of vulnerability to new threats with fastest response time

> Attachment control blocks files that are known to be harmful so they never enter your network

> Set-it-and-forget-it administration allows you to apply a single policy for total visibility and control of all inbound email traffic


About WatchGuard

WatchGuard has deployed nearly a million integrated, multi-function threat management appliances worldwide. Our signature red boxes are architected to be the industry's smartest, fastest, and meanest security devices with every scanning engine running at full throttle. Why buy WatchGuard? Find out here.



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