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Effective, simple, cost-effective web security


Mimecast Web Security adds security and monitoring at the DNS layer, protecting against malicious web activity initiated by user action or malware and blocking business inappropriate websites based on policy. Implemented quickly and delivered at a fraction of the cost of alternatives, it allows you to comprehensively upgrade web security and achieve greater cyber resilience. The solution is also fully integrated with Mimecast’s proven email security service, allowing you to protect the top two vectors for cyberattacks with a single, easy-to-manage solution.














The Challenges of Web Security


The web – and specifically DNS – is used in the deployment of 91% of malware attacks*; yet, this channel is often left under-protected. In fact, many organizations don’t monitor their DNS layers at all. Why? Because…

  • Alternative strategies – like Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) and firewalls – are expensive and complex.
  • Disconnected cybersecurity systems are resource-intensive and difficult to manage.
  • On-premises systems can’t keep pace with a rapidly-changing threat landscape.

With one out of every 13 web requests leading to malware, it’s critical that organizations have a proven, holistic approach for securing their web gateways.

*Source: Verizon Data Breach Information Report 2018











The Mimecast Solution



Mimecast Web Security is a 100% cloud security service that reduces the cost and complexity of securing your DNS layer, while providing the advanced protection you need to keep the web safe. With this solution, you’ll be able to:






Help prevent users from landing on sites that contain malware and phishing.



Ensure file downloads from the web are safe and malware-free.



Control the categories of web sites users can visit.



Enforce acceptable use policies.



Constrain compromised devices from communicating with hackers.



Protect data from obscure ex-filtration attacks.



Better understand how employees use the internet for work.



Protect employees without sacrificing productivity.

















What makes Mimecast Web Security different?








  • Increased visibility and control, with robust reporting and administrative tools.

  • Simplified administration through a single, cloud-based console.

  • Rapid time to value, with the average implementation completed in less than an hour.

  • Anytime, anywhere protection, with users protected equally whether they’re on the network or off.

  • Seamless integration with Mimecast’s proven email security solution, allowing you to protect both channels with a single, cost-effective, easy to manage solution.















Web Security Solution Brief



Looking for an easy to deploy, simple to manage, cost effective solution for increasing web security and enforcing acceptable use policies? Meet Mimecast Web Security.











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Video – Web Security Explained





Malicious links can be delivered in many ways – embedded links in otherwise harmless websites, personal email systems, instant messaging systems, social and ad networks, and more.



Watch this video to learn how Mimecast helps you stay safe online – and make it an asset for employees, not a distraction.




































































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