User Guide

Why MetaDefender Vault?

MetaDefender Vault offers a safe process for transferring files to and from secure networks as well as a way to safely store and limit access to files. With the native integration between MetaDefender Vault and MetaDefender Core, you can be sure that only files that were not detected as a threat will be accessible to your organization.

MetaDefender Vault offers the following capabilities:

  • Integration in MetaDefender Core to specify your secure file access criteria:

    • Scan for malware with multiple antimalware engines (the number of antimalware engines depends on your MetaDefender Core package)

    • Outbreak prevention

    • Sanitize files containing unknown threats (MS Office documents, PDFs, images, and more)

    • Check for file type accuracy and consistency

    • Allow or block specific file types

    • Check for file vulnerabilities

    • Detect archive bombs

    • High availability with multiple Core servers

  • Sharing files securely inside the organization

  • Supervisor approval process

  • Advanced authentication and increased security

  • File life-cycle management

  • Administrative overview of the files that are exchanged through MetaDefender Vault

  • Active Directory integration with one or more domains

  • Role-based access (Administrator, Registered User, Guest)

  • Audit trail for each file, including who uploaded and downloaded the file and when

  • Email notifications for file operations and other administrative tasks

  • Easy setup (built-in web server and database)