What you can achieve with GFI WebMonitor

With GFI WebMonitor you can:

Create filtering policies based on website categories Block or allow websites based on website content.
Manage Applications used in your organization Allow only applications that contribute to your organization, while blocking others that impact your employee productivity.
Create time and bandwidth based limits Allow users to browse leisure sites such as auctions, travel or social network for a limited time per day. Allow downloads of up to 100MB worth of YouTube™ videos per day.
Apply policies based on Users, IPs, or ADActive Directory groups The top-down approach to evaluating policies ensures a flexible method of applying policies that allow access to different users as necessary.
Apply time schedules to a policy While some policies should always apply, others can be set to apply during specific hours, for example, to allow users access to gaming or social networking only during breaks or outside office hours.
Block streaming media and control abuses Internet radio hogging your bandwidth? News and sports video reports causing issues on your hosted applications? Using GFI WebMonitor you can silently block streaming media.
Perform Real-time monitoring of your Internet resources Monitor current active connections and terminate them if necessary (for example, streaming media or large unauthorized downloads), and view most recent connections. Real-time graphs of security, bandwidth and activity give you visual indicators of the current situation.
Use Interactive dashboards that allow you to view the data the way you need Sort and drill-down to quickly arrive to the information you need.
Configure Alerts within specific policies and get notified when certain events occur. Alerts are useful in a situation were, for example, a user downloaded too much in a single hour, or a user hit too many malicious websites, or when a user tries to avoid the proxy and other events which need high priority action.
Enforce SafeSearch on Search engines Ensure users cannot bypass X-rated content blocking by using Image search on Search engines.
Monitor searches in Search engines for additional insight on what is happening within the organization. You’ll be able to see what users are searching for.
Ensure Full web protection GFI WebMonitor combines various technologies and engines to ensure nothing malicious gets through to your network through user web browsing.
Enforce download control policies that block downloads based on file types

For example, block .exe files, or potentially copyrighted material such as MP3 and AVI files.

Scan downloads using multiple antivirus engines just in case anything gets past the block With each AV engine having a different reaction time to different kinds of malware, the best protection is to have multiple antivirus scanning using multiple vendors to ensure that no malware slips through.
Use our Web Reputation engine to block the threat of potentially malicious websites The ThreatTrack website blacklistA list that contains information about what should be blocked by GFI WebMonitor. enables you to proactively block hundreds of thousands of websites with bad intent.
Configure the Anti-phishing engine GFI WebMonitor’s inbuilt updatable anti-phishing engine ensures that any known phishing sites are blocked.