SG UTM

Suggest, discuss, and vote on new ideas for SG UTM. The ultimate network security package.

Suggest an Idea...

Web Security: "Phrase Weighting" for Content Filtering

Add phrase weighting to the content filtration much like what is used in Dansguardian, this would much improve the current content filtration. When used right it would allow pages within an otherwise approved domain or url such as YouTube to be blocked if inappropriate content is present. As is the case with Dansguardian the aggressiveness of this type of filtering can be adjusted quite a bit.

52 votes
Sign in
Check!
(thinking…)
Reset
or sign in with
  • facebook
  • google
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Jeremy MetzlerJeremy Metzler shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    12 comments

    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      Submitting...
      • Aaron CourageAaron Courage commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, this would solve so many headaches that just plain old categories cannot fix.
        I have used DansGuardian and can confirm that granular content filtering would be a great addition to the sophos arsenal.
        Please implement this feature ASAP...

      • HescominsoonHescominsoon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        this is a good start. I would rather see squid+DG fully implemented instead of the constantly problematic proprietary proxy in use now.

      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would also buy it, even if it was a literal lift of the dansguardian platform
        I think it is open source as well, so cribbing off of the code would be easy

      • danduvdanduv commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This should really not be that difficult to include; I would buy a license in a heartbeat if it was included.

      • Bastian HaasBastian Haas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes I know this feature from other filtering solutions.

        You define a certain threshold and give each phrase a certain weight (positive OR negative!).

      • alhadialhadi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        yes indeed, those phrase lets say thriple thing can be blocked and ofcource its very inapopriate.

      • Bob AlfsonBob Alfson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Theoretically, TrustedSource can block individual pages, but the reality is that gazillions of pages will never be classified. In the USA, where a company can get sued if one person sees an unclothed person on a co-worker's computer, this capability would make a good addition to Astaro's marketability. This really shouldn't be that difficult to add.

      Feedback and Knowledge Base

      icon-data-protection icon-endpoint-protection icon-phish-threat icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-central icon-sophos-mobile icon-sophos-utm icon-sophos-utm icon-sophos-utm icon-web-appliance icon-xg-firewall icon-xg-firewall icon-lightbulbCreated with Sketch.