Internet Access overview
  • 01 Oct 2023
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    Internet Access overview

      Article Summary


      Welcome aboard the Internet Access Overview section at Perimeter 81's Help Center!

      This guide offers a sneak peek into this category and the must-visit resources.

      Internet Access - What's Inside?

      The Secure Internet Overview category secures your online activities via Perimeter 81.

      With comprehensive and easy-to-follow guides, we help you understand the features and settings to bolster your internet security.

      Malware Protection

      The Secure Web Gateway feature includes a Malware protection engine that intercepts malicious traffic on a user device and protects your users from malware coming through the web.

      The tool can scan files of all types, such as:

      • HTML
      • PDF
      • DOCX
      • EXE
      • RAR
      • ZIP
      • JS
      • Fonts
      • Pieces of malicious code injected into existing files
      • Many others

      Suppose malicious content is detected during a scan. In that case, the Secure Web Gateway will block it and present the user with a notification detailing the type of malicious content that was detected and blocked:

      Malware that comes from an application on the local machine.
      If malware is detected in any other application except your browser (such as Slack), a notification about the block will appear within the Perimeter 81 Agent.
      • The Malware detection engine scans the file and blocks access until the software decides if it’s clear or malicious. 
      • The Malware detection engine scans traffic on the endpoint itself, not affecting your Gateway's performance.
      • The Malware detection engine activates automatically for any user with the Web filtering feature activated.
      Payload limitation
      Currently, the Malware Protection Engine scans files under 10MB only.

      Must-Visit Resources

      • Manage Secure Web Gateway (SWG): Master the art of setting up Perimeter 81's secure internet gateway with this guide.
      • Certificate Pinning: Learn when and how to configure Certificate Pinning
      • Something isn't working? Troubleshoot common issues related to secure internet access using this guide

      This is just a glimpse! Explore the Secure Internet Overview category for more detailed guides and rich resources.

      Jumpstart Your Journey

      If you're stepping into the world of Perimeter 81, our Getting Started Guide is the perfect starting point.

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