Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

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Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

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What is Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)?

Symantec Secure Web Gateway (SWG) protects organizations across the web, social media, applications, and mobile networks. SWG acts as a proxy between users and the internet to identify malicious websites and payloads and to control access to sensitive content. SWG...
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What is Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)?

Symantec Secure Web Gateway (SWG) protects organizations across the web, social media, applications, and mobile networks. SWG acts as a proxy between users and the internet to identify malicious websites and payloads and to control access to sensitive content. SWG solutions consolidate a broad…

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What is Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)?

Symantec Secure Gateway (formerly Advanced Secure Gateway or "ASG", including ProxySG) sits between users and their interactions with the Internet to identify malicious payloads and to control sensitive content. Secure Web Gateway consolidates a broad feature-set to authenticate users, filter web traffic, identify cloud application usage, provide data loss prevention, deliver threat prevention, and ensure visibility into encrypted traffic. It also provides coaching and feedback to the user to ensure a strong and secure user experience when interacting with the Internet. Further it can provide consolidated policy management and reporting when deployed in-concert with Cloud-Delivered Secure Web Gateway as a hybrid delivery model.

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG) Features

  • Supported: ProxySG
  • Supported: Filter Web Gateway
  • Supported: Encrypted Traffic
  • Supported: Negative Day Defense
  • Supported: Content Analysis System

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Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG) Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesAmericas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia

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  • Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is used across the whole organization. It is used in different roles. It is primarily used as the central gateway for filtering inbound and outbound traffic to the internet. It allows us to control internet access by associating levels of access from minimal to privilege access depending on business roles. It allows us to strictly deny or allow access to services and applications offered from the web. It will enable us to inspect all traffic, documents, and downloads for malicious content or activities., and much more.
  • In essence, it is inconceivable not to have Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) in our organization.
  • In conjunction with Active Directory, we can allow or deny access to the internet very quickly. We can also determine the level of access to the internet.
  • To satisfy our executive requirements, we can provide regular reports on internet usage.
  • Malicious protection Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) provides beyond our expectations.
  • It is our first level of defense, thus allowing us to reduce our investment in internal security systems.
  • On occasion, content analysis needs some tweaking. Specifically, when huge files our downloaded.
  • For our organization using cloud-based applications and services is very discouraged.
  • However, the universe seems to be trending towards cloud-based offerings.
  • It may be reassuring if Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) could enhance protection in dealing with cloud services, particularly in protecting data.
  • In our organization, Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is our primary and second line of defense facing the internet
  • It is positioned behind in conjunction with an intrusion protection service.
  • Before using this concept of defense, our Internet firewalls were continuously being overworked and saturated, slowing down traffic as a result.
  • It is not an option any more not to have Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) in our infrastructure.
  • With the advent of the Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG), we have reduced by 95% the number of internal security incidents and events.
  • As a result, we have reduced the effort and cost of investigating security incidents.
  • Knock on wood, as a result, and we have never had any data or security breaches.
  • Trend Micro IPS combined with Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is a winning formula for our organization
  • Palo Alto next-generation Firewall. Could not handle the load and protection level that we have today.


  • We have submitted support request to Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG). In all cases, responses have been timely, and very comprehensive.
  • The support staff is very knowledgeable and does not hesitate to involve expert resources as required.
  • We have never had an unsolved case with Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG).
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