Spyware Interceptor by
Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Spyware Interceptor™ is an industrial-grade anti-spyware appliance for networks
of up to 1000 users. Interceptor prevents known and unknown spyware while
enabling legitimate applications via proven proxy technology. Interceptor’s
patent-pending SCOPE™ anti-spyware engine optimizes its ten methods of
protection daily to minimize the need for cleaning spyware, keyloggers and
adware from your desktops.
Spyware Interceptor benefits include:
effective at preventing spyware
spyware profiles, policies, and prevention techniques.
Backed by world-leading
experts in web proxy performance and security at Blue Coat Labs™
Blue Coat’s patent-pending Spyware Catching Object Protection Engine (SCOPE)
intercepts and analyzes all executable web traffic, then implements preset
policy preferences to remove known, likely, or simply potential spyware. SCOPE
allows viewing the non-executable portions of web pages whenever possible. SCOPE
uniquely evaluates risk based on characteristics of the executable code and a
comparison of the referring site to more than 8.0 million analyzed sites. SCOPE
uses 10 methods of spyware prevention that can be configured with a simple GUI.
SCOPE blocks known and unknown spyware both inbound and outbound, while enabling
page views and legitimate applications.
Why is the
spyware problem so difficult to solve?
Spyware is rapidly
recompiled so that signature-based systems are unable to keep up with the
numerous, easily generated, original spyware files from web servers,
rendering signature-based approaches ineffective.
cannot recognize the difference between appropriate executables and spyware,
hence they are not accurate enough to be effective.
Simple URL filtering
systems are binary. They block the entire web page, sometimes inhibiting
legitimate business usages, or do not block at all allowing spyware
downloads to the entire organization.
cleaning utilities only report when a PC is already infected, and then only
for known spyware infections. Tests show they can not completely remove
30-60% of the spyware, leading many IT professionals to simply reimage
What makes Blue Coat Systems’ approach unique?
executable code changes every few days or hours, the sites that push spyware are
much more constant. Once a website has taken money for pushing spyware, it is
highly likely they will continue to do so. Blue Coat prevents spyware by
tracking those sites known or highly likely to push spyware, and then removing
the potential spyware code in downloads from those sites.
delivers, configures and integrates Spyware Interceptor into your network. It’s
entirely transparent to you and your users. Blue Coat’s optimized and
streamlined proxy appliance delivers the best balance of spyware prevention and
business process enablement for a uniquely real-world solution. Only Blue Coat
Systems has the necessary combination of world-class proxy expertise (20,000+
installations) to understand Web objects, plus deep content filtering expertise
(over 8.0 million web sites analyzed) required to identify known and likely
spyware sources, strip out spyware downloads, yet enable needed page views. This
combination delivers effective, sustainable and usable gateway spyware
NetConnect is an
Authorized Spyware Interceptor Integrator.
Contact NetConnect today for more details and a
free, no obligation consultation.