Blended threats such as "Nimda" and "Goner" propagated at an unprecedented rate, creating a trend in virus distribution that's forcing IT departments to find cost effective ways of dealing with this new type of threat. The only way to stop many of today's costly outbreaks 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 and 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 e250, e500 and e1000 appliances offer award winning McAfee anti-virus protection that quickly resolves your major business security worries. All of the appliances scan e-mail traffic (SMTP), web traffic (HTTP), file transfers (FTP) and dial up mail traffic (POP3).