How to secure your network with Watchguard’s web content filter?

web-securityIf your an systems admin for a network and responsible for the overall security of your environment, then I’m sure at one point in your career you’ve heard “I don’t know how I got this virus, I just went to and POOF! Porn pop-ups starting appearing”  If so, it may be a sign that you have users that like to stroll around sites that they probably shouldn’t visit during normal business hours.  If that’s the case, then it may be time to look into implementing some type of web content filter in the environment that will block access to these types of sites. In my experience, this is a very simple task with Watchguard XTM firewalls and will give you some great visibility into your network that you normally wouldn’t get with other firewalls right out of the box.  So what’s involved? Continue reading