**Symantec Web Security.cloud **helps protect your organization from web-borne threats and enables the control, monitoring, and enforcement of web Acceptable Use Policies with minimal latency.
* Blocks web-borne malware and spyware including 100% of known viruses.
* Real time scanning of all web requests.
* URL blocking of specific websites, website categories, and file types.
* URL categorization database supports multiple categories for a single URL.
* Create rules based on time of day and Internet consumption.
* Roaming and remote user support options are available for distributed workers.
* On-demand reporting.
* Cloud-based service that is simple to install, easy to use, and virtually maintenance-free.
* 24/7 support included with your subscription at no additional cost.
* Prevents web-based threats from infecting your network.
* Ensures all web content (including PDFs and resource files) is free from malicious code before it is delivered to users.
* Boosts user productivity, ensures compliance, and saves bandwidth by blocking users from visiting inappropriate websites or downloading resource files.
* Helps administrators create policies for sites with dynamic content such as portals and Web 2.0 sites.
* Restricts access to certain websites during specific hours and helps protect bandwidth and productivity by placing time and volume limits on Internet use.
* Provides data on malware protection and applies usage policy to users outside the corporate network.
* Visibility into data on service performance, web threats, and current web usage statistics.
* Eliminates unnecessary investment in infrastructure, reduces burden on in-house IT resource_files, and delivers predictable costs.
* Provides access to a dedicated team of SaaS specialists who understand the importance of service excellence.
Symantec Web Security.cloud features automatically updated anti-malware layers block threats safely away from your network while URL filtering policies and web traffic quota limits reduce web misuse and help protect your bandwidth.
Symantec Web Security.cloud uses a layered approach to blocking malware and securing web traffic. Multiple commercial analysis engines and Symantec proprietary technology scan web content for malware. These engines are continually updated by Symantec ensuring accurate detection of known threats. Additionally, Symantec SkepticTM heuristic technology guards against new and converging threats using its unique viewpoint of billions of email, IM and web requests seen across the Symantec cloud.
For more comprehensive security against web threats, **Symantec Web Smart Connect.cloud** is available as an add-on to protects roaming users. Also, **Symantec Email & Web Safeguard.cloud** combines Email Safeguard.cloud and Web Security.cloud for a complete online security solution.