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Global Policy Evaluation in Web Security Service


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Web Security Service - WSS


Global Policy rules are arranged in portal to accurately reflect the order in which they are evaluated. All policy is evaluated in a top-down approach. Permanently blocked categories are placed in the order they are evaluated.


Web Security Service


Permanently Blocked Categories

Permanently Blocked Categories are defined in the G1 rule in Content Filtering Policy and the G3 rule in Threat Protection Policy. They were previously consolidated under the G3 rule in Content Filtering Policy only.

Content Filtering Policy G1 – Permanently blocked categories:

  • Child Pornography

Threat Protection policy G3 – Permanently blocked categories:

  • Malicious Outbound Data/Botnets
  • Malicious Sources/Malnets
  • Phishing
  • Proxy Avoidance
  • Spam