The NSG-8100 provides comprehensive and granular visibility and control of applications. It can identify and prevent potential threats associated with high-risk applications while providing policy-based control over applications, users, and user-groups. Policies can be defined that guarantee bandwidth to mission-critical applications while restricting or blocking unauthorized or malicious applications. The NSG-8100 provides real-time protection for applications from network attacks including viruses, spyware, worms, botnets, ARP spoofing, DoS/DDoS, Trojans, buffer overflows, and SQL injections. It incorporates comprehensive network security and advanced firewall features for large and medium-sized enterprises and data centers.