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Cloud-based, enterprise-grade web protection for small and medium businesses

Join us to learn how Secure Web Gateway,Avast Business’s new layer of security, can benefit your SMB customers.

In today’s cybersecurity landscape, SMBs are at constant risk from external threats. As part of
their daily operations, SMBs have adopted mobile, cloud, and social to support business productivity. An
increasing number of employees access the corporate network from their home or other remote sites,
easily bypassing the security controls the business has in place. The entire www then becomes the
corporate network.

Securing such an ever-growing network can be resource-intensive for IT service providers as well as their
SMB clients. And traditional infrastructure of on-premise appliances is not flexible enough to
accommodate the new business requirements.

Avast Business, in partnership with Zscaler, has recently launched Secure Web Gateway (SWG) to tackle this challenge. SWG allows you to secure users on the internet without having to add more appliances, firewalls, VPN or having to deal with latency.

Built for the needs of SMBs, Secure Web Gateway is a fully scalable cybersecurity solution that delivers
advanced protection against web threats.

By attending this webinar you will learn about the following benefits:

Advanced security - through deep real-time analysis
Reduced Complexity - a “less than 10-min deployment” (IT service provider quote)
Increased Speed - by eliminating all appliance bottlenecks and reducing latency
Simplified IT infrastructure and lower TCO

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    Layering is so important, as it’s virtually impossible to keep track of all possible threats. But with a layering solution, you can protect every possible weakness. While layering has been around for a long time, new ways to apply and integrate these solutions have continued to evolve. For example, Avast delivers critical layers of security - all from the cloud.

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