User Guide

Second Layer of Defense for Your Email Security Gateway

Email security gateways, although offering tremendous protection, are not perfect. Metadefender Email Security enhances existing email security gateways by offering additional protection with more than 30 anti-malware engines (leveraging both heuristics and signature-based detection) and data sanitization to combat increasingly popular document-based or image-based attacks.

Key Features

  • Prevent with email sanitization using 90 data sanitization engines

  • Detect and prevent more threats by scanning with more than 30 leading anti-malware engines

  • Leverage heuristic analysis to detect more unknown and targeted attacks

  • Decrease detection time of outbreaks

  • Easily integrate with existing email security layer

  • RealTime Monitoring threats

  • RealTime Alert / Monitoring

  • Schedule Report

  • High performance

  • Quarantine detected/sanitized Email

Deployment Options

Mail Proxy Deployment (Generic)

Email Proxy between Mail Gateway (anti-spam) and Mail Server


Cloud Deployment

For hosted solution such as Office 365 and G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work) Gmail


Onsite Microsoft Exchange Deployment


If you are using Metadefender Email as mail proxy

Metadefender does not incorporate/include the following functionalities:

  • Replace Email Gateway

    • for spam filtering

    • for NDR based on email validation although we can validate syntactically and mark failed to deliver.

  • Replace Mail Server

    • user-based quarantine

    • user authentication based on email address (e.g, active directory)