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In today's business environment, the Internet is a valuable resource that gives organizations the means to facilitate communication, while offering instant access to virtually limitless amounts information. At the same time, when access goes unmonitored, it can result in misuse, productivity issues and unforeseen legal risks. Cisco IronPort URL Filters addresses these concerns by uniquely combining a high-performance scanning engine with the industry's broadest web database to provide a fast and accurate content filtering solution for all of your HTTP and HTTPS traffic. A key component of the acceptable use policy framework on the Cisco IronPort S-series web security appliance, Cisco IronPort URL Filters rapidly scans employee browsing requests and evaluate them against corporate-specific policies - leveraging a highly accurate database of scored websites. Additionally, these filters leverage the HTTPS decryption capabilities of the Cisco IronPort S-series. This allows the enforcement of your acceptable use policies to span across HTTPS traffic, eliminating a potential blind spot. By preventing employees from accessing sites that violate policies, organizations can now harness the benefits of the Internet while minimizing the associated productivity, resource and legal risks.