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Status Future consideration
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 24, 2022

OOTB Antivirus scan using ICAP

When using ICAP integration on SSP there are a lot of files with the .unscanned renaming due to the volume of the files or any other of the highly possible scenarios in which the file is sent to the backend without being scanned. Due to the type of transactionality the SSP-ICAP integration is rarely used so it is necessary to have something additional on the backend to fulfill the AV requirement.

It would be highly useful to have both an OOTB functionality on SFG to call ICAP for specific nomenclature (and not proceed with the routing in case of negative response) and an adapter to be able to call ICAP whenever required on a business process (ie. on GET operations) instead of having to use JavaTask to do so.


What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

This will allow to have an end-to-end solution to be able to scan any kind of file since right know we only have this possibility on small files that come from specific protocols.

Any kind of file could be analysed on the backend without having such concerns that SSP has on the performance required for TCP/IP communications.

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Sep 30, 2022

    Thank you for participating in the request for enhancement community. At this time, we are unable to prioritize this request in the short term, however, we have added this to our roadmap and will continue to monitor. Ideas can also be opened up with the Secure Proxy product to expand it's functionliaties.