MetaDefender ICAP Server

Advanced Threat Prevention for Network Traffic and Storage Devices

MetaDefender ICAP Server uses the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) to integrate with network appliances to protect against advanced threats in network traffic and storage devices, using industry-leading multiscanning, vulnerability scanning, and deep content disarm and reconstruction, also known as Deep CDR, file-based vulnerability assessment and proactive data loss prevention (Proactive DLP) technologies.


Protect Reverse Proxies

Enhance security by integrating MetaDefender ICAP Server with reverse proxies such as load balancers, web application firewalls and application delivery controllers. Using ICAP, all web applications sitting behind the network appliance are protected. Read more about how to use MetaDefender with F5® appliances

Protect Forward Proxies

MetaDefender ICAP Server prevents the entry of document-based malware and exploits coming from the web in forward proxy mode, as well as providing visibility into the vulnerability levels of installers and executable software applications your users are downloading. Read more about how to use MetaDefender with Blue Coat® Proxy SG and Squid Proxy.

Protect Data on Storage Devices

Protect critical data on storage devices by integrating MetaDefender’s advanced threat detection and prevention of known and unknown threats, as well as proactive data loss prevention (Proactive DLP) for preventing sensitive information from being copied onto storage devices.

Enhance Security Appliances

Add MetaDefender’s advanced threat protection to Intrusion Prevention Systems and Next Generation Firewalls that support ICAP, such as Check Point, Cisco and others. Read more about how to use MetaDefender ICAP Server with Fortinet FortiGate Firewall.

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Joe Peck
Senior Director of Product Management, F5®

John Wagnon

Senior Solution Developer, F5 Networks

Outlines the power of combining F5® BIG-IP® Load Traffic Manager™ (LTM®) with MetaDefender ICAP Server to protect web applications against known and unknown threats.


Any MetaDefender Core features can be accessed through the MetaDefender ICAP Server.