ICSA-certified gateway antivirus and anti-spyware protection combines network-based anti-malware with a dynamically updated cloud database containing tens of millions of malware signatures for advanced modern threats continuously in real time. Dynamic spyware protection blocks the installation of malicious spyware and disrupts existing spyware communications.
Cutting-edge IPS technology protects against worms, trojans, software vulnerabilities and other intrusions by scanning all network traffic for malicious or anomalous patterns, thereby increasing network reliability and performance. SonicWall partners with over 50 research agencies and vendors including the Microsoft MAPP program to create IPS signatures for recently discovered vulnerabilities. This is one way SonicWall protected customers against the WannaCry attack, three weeks in advance.
Application intelligence and control is a set of granular, applicationspecific policies providing application classification and policy enforcement to help administrators control and manage both business and non-business related applications.