Introduction McAfee® Web Gateway (Web Gateway) protects the local network of your organization against threats that arise when users access the web from inside this network. It also ensures regulatory compliance and a productive work environment. Web Protection Web Gateway is part of an integrated solution known as McAfee® Web Protection (Web Protection). This solution provides protection against threats that arise when users of your organization access the web from inside or outside your local network. Filtering web traffic A Web Gateway appliance is installed as a gateway that connects your network to the web and filters the traffic that goes out and comes in. Main functions of the appliance Filtering web traffic is a complex process. The main functions of the appliance contribute to it in different ways. Main components of the appliance The McAfee Web Gateway appliance uses several subsystems to provide filtering and other functions, based on its operating system.