Endpoint Location

OfficeScan provides a location awareness feature that determines whether the OfficeScan agent is in the internal or external network. Location awareness is leveraged in the following OfficeScan features and services:

Table 1. Features and Services that Leverage Location Awareness

Feature/Service

Description

File Reputation Services

For smart scan agents, the location of the OfficeScan agentdetermines the smart protection source to which the OfficeScan agent sends scan queries.

External OfficeScan agents send scan queries to the Smart Protection Network while internal OfficeScan agents send scan queries to the sources defined in the smart protection source list.

For more information, see Smart Protection Sources.

Web Reputation

The location of the OfficeScan agent determines whether the OfficeScan agent applies internal or external policy settings. Administrators typically enforce a stricter policy for external OfficeScan agents.

For more information, see:

Data Loss Prevention

Device Control