Customize Malware Inspection with TMG Firewalls

The Beta 2 TMG firewall has a new feature that allows you to perform malware inspection so that you can block your users from downloading malware over the web. This is a great new feature because it’s built-in and you don’t have to worry about issues with third party filters.

However, you might not always want malware protection enabled. Maybe you have a security administrator or security analyst working on your site who needs to be able to download malware. If you use a global malware policy, that user will need to get in front of the TMG firewall. However, the TMG firewall has the ability to control malware settings on a per rule basis. This makes is possible for you to enforce malware policies globally while excepting some users from the policy.

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HTH,

Tom

Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
Sr. Consultant / Technical Writer

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Prowess Consulting www.prowessconsulting.com

PROWESS CONSULTING | Microsoft Forefront Security Specialist
Email: [email protected]
MVP — Forefront Edge Security (ISA/TMG/IAG)

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