LAD: LateralAccessDevice

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Features: Multi-Dimensional Firewall*

LAD's LateralFirewall technology lets you create sophisticated rules for controlling network and Internet traffic and block and allow data communications on an individualized, rather than one-size-fits-all basis. In addition to general rules applied network-wide, you can also implement device-specific rules for those computers, servers or appliances that require less or more protection than everything else. Even better, with LAD you can create and use thousands of rules with little impact on performance and throughput. It's basically having your cake and eating it, too.

With LAD network and Internet traffic may be restricted based on domain name, IP address, protocol, MAC address and other parameters, with options to schedule less or more restrictions based on time of day and day of week.

*This functionality may not be fully accessible in some versions.

Other LAD Features

  • Lateral Firewall: Thousands of sophisticated rules let you control specifically what is allowed and what is not allowed, down to as granular a level as you like, with device-specific, date-specific and time-specific variability [read more].
  • Date & Time Scheduling: Want your computer to disconnect at the end of the day, when you do? LAD's scheduling features let you cut off Internet access partially or fully on a schedule of your choosing [read more].
  • LateralDNS: Simplify and streamline the blocking of unwanted online content and services using domain names for consistent and reliable results [read more].
  • Packet Capture: LAD's packet capture feature lets you capture as much or as little of the Internet and network traffic as you like. This information comes in handy should a network incident require investigation [read more].
  • NAT: Network address translation obscures private/internal IP addresses from the public internet, so that only the Internet-facing IP address is used for communications leaving the private/internal network.
  • DNS: LAD's DNS services monitor and control domain name resolution with no intermediaries, making you impervious to DNS-based exploits and vulnerabilities [read more].
  • Switching & Routing: LAD provides switching and routing services, meaning you can plug all of your devices directly into your LAD without an intervening switch or router.
  • Local Access Control: Locally you can limit which devices on the network can talk to each other and with the Internet, as well as specify the types of communications allowed [read more].
  • Automatic Activity Report: LAD generates reports every eight hours, giving you an overview of your network traffic, plus individual graphs on bandwidth usage for each device on your network.
  • LateralTime: Use LAD's LateralTime feature to sychronize the devices on your network to the same time.

 

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