Botnet refers to a kind of network that uses one or more means of communication to infect a large number of hosts with bots, forming a one-to-many controlled network between the controller and the infected host, which will cause a great threat to network and data security.
The botnet prevention function can detect botnet host in the internal network timely, as well as locate and take other actions according to the configuration, so as to avoid further threat attacks.
The botnet prevention configurations are based on security zones or policies. If the botnet prevention profile is bound to a security zone, the system will detect the traffic destined to the specified security zone based on the profile configuration. If the botnet prevention profile is bound to a policy rule, the system will detect the traffic matched to the specified policy rule based on the profile configuration.