The WebShield appliances are integrated solutions, comprising of McAfee's WebShield anti-virus and content management software with a scaled hardware platform, perfect for ease if installation and management. All of the appliances scan e-mail traffic (SMTP), web traffic (HTTP), file transfers (FTP) and dial up mail traffic (POP3), delivering protection to quickly resolve your major security worries. The WebShield appliances can prevent spam email from entering your organization by offering three-levels of protection against spam email; DNS-based blackhole list support, global whitelist technology, as well as administrator defined content rules. Anti-relay capabilities are built in to the appliances, preventing your organization from being used to relay spam against your will or knowledge. In addition, the WebShield appliances can block access to specified web sites, preventing network bandwidth wastage and productivity issues with staff.
The appliances can be installed in transparent bridge or routing modes,