Web Security is a consolidated, policy management interface that’s optimized for
Web Security Admins. Web Security provides a
simplified and consolidated management experience for admins who’re focused on securing
access to the internet and SaaS applications.
Some key features of Web Security are:
Consolidated policy management
- Define URL and
application access policies for users and security protections,
all from a single location. Your threat protection settings are
applied globally to all web traffic, which eliminates the need to
configure them on a per-policy basis. You can also turn on SSL Decryption
easily from a central location.
Built-in best practices
- Secure web traffic in just
a couple of clicks. The ready-to-use default policy configurations
adhere to Palo Alto Networks’ best practice recommendations. Simply
to secure web traffic
right away. You can use the default policies as-is or customize
Separation of roles and responsibilities
- As a Web
Security Admin, you can manage web-bound traffic from
, while other traffic is enforced according
to the policies set in
configurations can be handled on a single console
with clear separation.
Web Security Admins
- Can manage settings relevant to their role, but other settings are
hidden from view.
Account Admin, App Admin, or Instance Admin
also view Web Security settings.
The Web Access Policy layer works with your existing security policy. It includes
default, best practice policies that you can enable immediately and then customize based
on the needs of your organization.
Web access policy is enforced ahead of your
security policy rulebase.