MetaDefender Kiosk: Portable Media Inspection Station

Portable Media Inspection Station

MetaDefender Kiosk is an inspection station designed to detect and block security threats before they enter isolated networks. The kiosk can be deployed at strategic locations within an organization to inspect USB drives or other portable media used by employees or visitors for the presence of virus-infected files.

MetaDefender Kiosk leverages all core defense technologies of MetaDefender and offers specific product features such as UI customization, integration with one-way network security gateways, digital signatures, and file hash verification.

Adopted by 98% of US nuclear power plants, MetaDefender Kiosk has become the portable media detection solution for the US nuclear industry.

Product Features:

  • Support for multiple file systems: FAT, NTFS, Ext, HFS+ & APFS
  • Assembly and scanning of virtual disks: VHD and VMDK
  • Storage media validation agents block unscanned portable storage media from entering internal environments
  • Secure wipe options available to thoroughly clean portable media before loading approved content
  • Enhanced OS integration with full file monitoring and application whitelisting capabilities
  • Integration with MetaDefenderManaged File Transfers (MFT) for file storage and retrieval

Product Functions:

  • Proactive DLP data leakage prevention: Supports over 30 common file formats to detect and prevent the leakage of sensitive data or Personally Identifiable Information (PII), ensuring compliance with PCI/DSS and GDPR requirements
  • Deep Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR): Removes suspicious and unnecessary data from common file types such as doc and pdf
  • Multiscanning: Actively defends against over 99% of malicious threats by integrating over 30 antivirus engines and employing detection methods such as signature-based detection, heuristics, and machine learning
  • File-Based Vulnerability Scanning: Detects and compares against over 20,000 known vulnerabilities before application installation
  • Threat intelligence and sandboxing: Real-time updates on threat information and real reputation analysis of all suspicious files