csc ssm not filter https traffic ?

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Feb 4th, 2010
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         i have block sites in csc ssm via http blocking ,but those site can open via https so how can we block sites ,pls ur suggestion may help u .


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Farrukh Haroon Sun, 02/07/2010 - 09:26
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HTTPS filtering is not supported on the CSC AFAIK; the guide reads:

"Traffic moving via HTTPS cannot be scanned for viruses and other threats by the CSC SSM software."

Also I think MPF (regex matching) does not support HTTPS either, as stated here:

I think your only option would be to integrate your firewall with websense or N2H2.

If the website IPs are static (and less is number), you may do a lookup for them and block 443 access to them using access-lists.

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