Meraki Go GX Security Gateway offers a Security Subscription powered by Cisco Umbrella. This subsciption allows your Meraki Go GX Security Gateway the ability to use DNS based security measures to block certain types of traffic from your network.
Benefits and features
Block access to websites and domains known to host malware. Malware is malicious software that is meant to cause harm to your device, such as a virus or worm.
Block access to websites and domains known to host phishing attacks. Phishing schemes are websites that are designed to steal personal information, often times mimicking a legitimate website
Block access to websites that fall under the following categories:
Adware, Alcohol, Dating, Drugs, Gambling, German Youth Protection, Hate/Discrimination, Internet Watch Foundation, Lingerie/Bikini, Nudity, Pornography, Proxy/Anonymizer, Sexuality, Tasteless, Terrorism, Weapons
Command & Control Callbacks
Prevent infected devices from communicating with attackers' remote commands while the device is using your network. These are websites that are often used to control infected devices that are part of a botnet
When security events have occurred, you can see an overview of them on the home screen, showing the total number events for the given time frame, as well as devices on your network that have generated a high number of events.
Blocked Requests List
Tapping the number of security events generated will bring you to list of the blocked requests. From here, you can see a list of all of the individual events, as well as which clients generated. Tapping on an event will bring you to it's details.
Blocked Request Details
Looking at a security event provides you with information related to the client that generated it, and the event itself. You can view things like which URL was browsed to that subsequently got blocked (and generated this event), what time it occurred, and which device generated the event.
Guest Network Events
In some situation, such as if you have a Guest Network configured, and a client connected to that network generates some sort of security event, details of that event will be missing. In a situation like this, the security event will show which Meraki Go Access Point the client was connected to, and what URL generated the event.
Client Security Events
You can also view the security events for a specific client device by browsing to it's device details page, and then scrolling own to the Security Events section. This will show you the events just for this specific client.
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