When your people check personal webmail at work, they can unintentionally introduce known or new threats into your organization. Personal Webmail Defense is an email isolation tool built with simplicity at its core, based on intelligence from Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Isolation. It allows users to freely access personal email while protecting your people and your organization from advanced attacks.

Features and Benefits

Advanced Capabilities to Protect Your People

Email isolation is simple to deploy and manage, Personal Webmail Defense allows you to protect hundreds of thousands of users in days, rather than in weeks or months. And it does this while respecting their privacy. Our cloud-based email isolation solution makes it easy for you to stay ahead of attackers. Personal Webmail Defense:

  • Provides continual daily updates
  • Keeps business and personal activities separate
  • Requires no software installation, network configuration or management
  • Needs no registration (IP whitelist) or self-registration (email)

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Web Isolation Technology

Our advanced and proven web isolation and threat intelligence capabilities give you visibility into threats that target your most important asset—your people. So you can rest assured that you are secured against webmail threats. Personal Webmail Defense:

  • Never downloads source documents carrying potential payloads or malicious macros
  • Protects your users from phishing attacks in personal webmail
  • Re-renders attachment files into HTML5
  • Defends against potentially malicious URL links in personal webmail with URL isolation technology
  • Does not allow external content, such as JavaScript or Active Content, to execute on corporate devices
  • Allows you to set policies to manage potentially risky actions, such as downloads, uploads, or copy and paste

Progressive Management of Personal Webmail

The Personal Webmail Defense email isolation service simply works—without fail. Now you can respect the privacy of your people when they access webmail. And without worrying about additional risk to your organization. It's a win-win for everyone.

  • Near-zero security risk for corporate assets is, so there’s no need to inspect and track
  • Protects employee privacy
  • Simplifies compliance

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Content Inspection and Security Monitoring Controls

It’s important to eliminate personal webmail as a source for cyber threats to help you reduce your exposure. Personal Webmail Defense enables secure and robust data monitoring and collection programs without collecting your users’ personal data. It allows you to:

  • Monitor what really matters without violating compliance standards
  • Inspect web traffic outside of Personal Webmail Defense safely
  • Expand your cyber threat monitoring and control programs without collecting personal webmail traffic

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