What is Gateway Security?

Gateway security is a solution that filters unwanted malware from user-initiated Web traffic and enforces corporate and regulatory policy compliance. Secure gateways allow internal users to connect to external networks while protecting internal systems from compromise.

These gateways does URL filtering, malicious-code detection and filtering, and application controls for popular Web-based applications, such as instant messaging (IM) and Skype. Native or integrated data leak prevention is also increasingly included.