The iSheriff Web Security Service is a cloud-based, Internet filtering and Web
2.0 security offering. It enables your organization to experience
secure, safe Internet use, free from threats and malware, while
ensuring that use is appropriate and compliant with your acceptable
The service provides both inbound and outbound real-time content analysis. It is
simple, easy and effective to use. And, comprehensive reporting is
provided with easy to understand graphical summaries and drilldown
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Features and Benefits
- URL Filtering – iSheriff provides a comprehensive database of millions of websites in more than 50 reporting
categories. More importantly, iSheriff analyzes the content of websites that your organization is accessing in
real-time, looking for malicious code, anomalies and inappropriate material, and preventing access to sites which are
a security or policy risk to your organization. This ensures that users are protected against threats and offensive
material and your network is not compromised by malicious websites.
- Anti-Virus and Malware Security – the service
incorporates both traditional anti-virus technology and sophisticated dynamic anomaly detection and traffic modelling
systems to protect your organization from viruses, botnets, spyware, browser exploits and other Web 2.0 threats.
Downloaded files are scanned using the Sophos Anti-Virus scan engine which is widely regarded as one of the foremost
AV solutions and also provides protection against potentially unwanted applications. Our patented dynamic modelling
engine examines web links, scripts and code structures looking for the tell-tale behavioural characteristics of
malicious sites and vulnerability exploits – denying these threats from executing and preventing drive-by infections.
- Application Control – the iSheriff service enables you to gain control over popular Web 2.0 applications such as
Social Networking, Streaming Media and Web-based messaging. These applications, if unmonitored or unmanaged, can become
a serious security and policy issue for your organization. iSheriff enables you to manage access to these applications
or block them entirely.
- Bandwidth Control – iSheriff allows you to manage your Internet bandwidth consumption and control unnecessary or
non-business use. This enables you to maximize your Internet connection and prioritize important websites, ensuring
that high speed bandwidth is available for your critical business use or preventing excessive costs. Bandwidth Control
can be policy-based so you can place restrictions on specific users or at particular times of day
when you need to ensure you are getting the most from your bandwidth.
Data Leakage Prevention – with iSheriff, you can control the distribution of sensitive data or private information via
the Web. The service enables you to control who can upload important files to the Web or post sensitive content on
Web 2.0 sites, blogs, wikis or webmail.
- Acceptable Use Policy Compliance – if your organization has an acceptable use policy, defining appropriate use of
Web resources and outlining inappropriate conduct and prohibited content, then iSheriff can actively monitor and enforce
those policies. Block pornography, bad language, violence and other inappropriate Web content which could potentially
create legal liability risk and ensure a safe and productive workplace for your employees.
- Security & Policy Compliance Reporting – the iSheriff Web Security Service provides you with ready access to useful
and easy to understand reports on your Internet usage and threats. Graphical summary reports are provided as well as
more in-depth reports to help you investigate and answer any questions that may arise. You can run reports by site,
category, user, bandwidth and by threat type. These reports allow you to measure the real benefits of the
iSheriff service and demonstrate the return on your dollar.
iSheriff provides you with a simple yet powerful Web interface to set and manage your own policies and reports. iSheriff
works with many popular directory services, such as Active Directory, to make it easy to set up and maintain
your user accounts and authentication.
It is fast and easy to sign up with iSheriff. You can trial the service before subscribing and generate reports to
better understand your own requirements and evaluate iSheriff SaaS. Sign up for your trial today.
Founded in 1999, iSheriff is a pioneering leader
in the development of world class email and Internet security
solutions. Having been involved in the Internet security industry
almost since its inception, iSheriff recognized the rapidly changing
face of Web 2.0 security and the trend towards hosted security
services was converging. This synergy between the need for more
dynamic, real-time security and a constantly morphing threat
landscape compelled us to adapt - calling on our years of experience
providing highly scalable security solutions for the ISP market to
create iSheriff SaaS