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Global Intelligence Network

Behind successful advanced threat defence lies powerful threat intelligence. The Blue Coat Global Intelligence Network is a cloud-based service, which collects, categorises and analyses over one billion previously unseen and uncategorised websites per day, from our 15,000 business customers and their millions of users who access the Internet daily. The network effect of having over 70% of the Fortune Global 500 as customers provides us with valuable data to feed our analytics engines and keep you a step ahead of fast-changing security threats. It applies advanced sandboxing techniques and analytics, to identify, categorise and block threats, so you can continuously strengthen your defences.

Intelligence Services: Immediate and customisable protection

Blue Coat Intelligence Services harnesses the content classification and threat-blocking capabilities of the Global Intelligence Network, to provide instant protection against existing and emerging threats to websites and web applications. Employing more than 200 engines, they combine threat research from Blue Coat Labs with intelligence from our ProxySG secure web gateway (SWG) and Advanced Threat Protection solutions, to classify global content and block known and emerging threats. Subscriptions to the specific Blue Coat products allow you to take advantage of content categorisations and threat risk levels to tailor the services for your specific security requirements.

The Global Intelligence Network delivers:

  • Global real-time content categorisation for enterprise-grade compliance
  • Highly accurate threat intelligence and threat risk levels stop 99.9%+ of known and emerging threats, without overblocking.
  • Continuous improvements to advanced threat defences, at lower costs

Our cloud-based Global Intelligence Network is managed by Blue Coat Labs, an industry-leading cybercrime and advanced-threat research team, made up of a group of experts from fields including computer science, mathematics, computational linguistics, data science and electrical engineering.

The Blue Coat Global Intelligence Network daily helps thousands of businesses worldwide to effectively defend their networks against advanced and emerging threats. Benefiting from a highly effective cloud-based intelligence network, customers enjoy better security and lower operating costs, by reducing or eliminating some of their on-site threat analysis solutions.