SonicWALL (NASDAQ:SNWL) has introduced its new Network Security Appliance (NSA) 2400 for small and midsize businesses and branch offices. The new NSA provides businesses with unified threat management and features the company's recently launched Reassembly Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI) 8 engine to ensure increased visibility of network activities.

The NSA 2400's RFDPI 8 engine uses multi-core design to inspect both inbound and outbound network traffic without compromising performance. The new NSA offers intrusion prevention, and advanced file and content anti- virus and anti-spyware inspection to protect against a wide array of network attacks including, viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans and phishing. It also provides enhanced application visibility and data leakage capabilities through the integration of Application Firewall.

"Hackers, malware, phishing and other security threats are real for all businesses, regardless of size," Jon Kuhn, director of product management at SonicWALL, said in a statement. "Whether you manage a network of 50 or 500 employees, a layered approach to security is vital to a network's safety."