IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ContentWatch ContentProtect 300 Security Appliance

 
 
By Matthew Sarrel  |  Posted 2008-12-05
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ContentWatch ContentProtect 300 Security Appliance

by Matthew D. Sarrel

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ContentWatch ContentProtect 300 Security Appliance

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The home page shows important notifications and provides quick links to common Getting Started tasks. The management interface is broken out into Report, Manage and Admin on the top left.

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The CP 300's real-time monitor displays bandwidth utilization in an easy-to-read dashboard.

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The first time you connect to the CP 300, a startup wizard walks you through basic configuration steps.

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A helpful report for tracking down spyware infections is the "spyware by host" report. You can see who accessed which spyware hosting site and when. Also note that, in another tab, I'm able to bypass content filtering and browse an archived version of a well-known pornography site.

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