Instant Messaging Archiving & Controls

Making the public IM privateIM Archiving & Controls

Cyberoam’s IM Archiving and Control limits communication and file transfer over IM, preventing data leakage, phishing, malware, viruses, Trojans, worms, botnets and other malicious attacks.

Cyberoam’s Instant Messaging Controls implement Layer 8 Identity-based policies to control access to IM applications like Yahoo Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. It offers granular logs and reports, providing visibility and archiving facility that meet regulatory compliance requirements.

Feature Feature Description Benefit
Layer 8 Identity-based Policies
  • Controls who chats with whom through whitelists and blacklists
  • Blocks chat conversations
  • Sets rules to prevent users from chatting with specific users or domains
  • Enhances security and productivity
  • Converts unsecured public IM akin to secure private IM
Controls File Transfer, Voice, Video Chat
  • Identity- and group-based policies to control:
    • - File transfer
    • - Voice chat
    • - Video chat
  • Prevents malware entry, viruses, worms
Filters Conversations
  • Keyword-based chat filtering, Eg. Social Security and Credit Card Numbers, etc.
Application Security
  • Enables virus scanning over IM
IM Archiving and Reporting
  • Archives IM activity
  • Layer 8 Identity-based logs and reports for audit and forensics
  • Reports based on time, users, keywords used in chat
  • Custom alerts
  • Choice of report availability with on-appliance reporting, centralized reporting over CCC and Cyberoam iView
  • Helps meet regulatory compliance requirements