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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Web security

Users within an organization use the internet and that is another source of attacks. If the users go to malicious sites that are infected, the malware can be downloaded onto the user's system, and that can be used to steal information, or launch ransomware, or data encryption attacks.

Web Security Appliance (WSA) from Cisco is an appliance that acts in line for the web traffic from the users to the internet. This device uses the same threat intelligence from the security research organizations that might be OEM specific and also utilizes public security threat intelligence to block specific sites on the web from being accessed by the internal users.

Web security systems also come with additional functionality in the form of plugins, ...

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