Viruses such as "I Love You" and "Nimda" propagated at an unprecedented rate, creating a trend in virus distribution that's forcing IT departments to find cost-effective ways of dealing with all types of viruses and outbreaks. The only way to stop many of today's costly Internet-borne viruses is through high levels of compliance with a strictly defined anti-virus security policy. Internet Gateway protection is a key component of the overall anti-virus policy solution. Scanning for viruses should be performed at the Internet Gateway where a virus can be stopped before entry into the network, minimizing any damage to business critical systems.
The McAfee WebShield appliances are integrated solutions, combining award-winning anti-virus and content management software with enhanced hardware. Tuned for performance, the WebShield e500 appliance offers award-winning McAfee anti-virus protection that quickly resolves your major business security worries. This appliance scans e-mail traffic (SMTP), web traffic (HTTP),