Email Security in Real-time

Stop SPAM, phishing, and malware before they reach your network: IKARUS, optionally with ATP (Advanced Threat Protection), protects mail servers and mailboxes from infections and threats of all kinds - whether as a cloud service or as a local installation at your company.

All messages are being analysed in multi-level procedures in a matter of seconds, adjusted and delivered without noticeable delay. Adapt SPAM and virus actions, calibrate the filtering options, take advantage of multi-client capabilities and expand your services and product range!





Secured email gateways for small and large businesses: The email protection, IKARUS, offers maximum speed and security as a cloud solution as well as on-premise by generically recognizing new yet unknown spam and malware outbreaks and stopping them: Prevent against SPAM and phishing attacks and protect yourself from current threats such as ransomware.

IKARUS successfully and cost-effectively protects against SPAM and malware before they can reach the network: each file attachment and each URL are analysed, executed and monitored in different, multi-level procedures. Thanks to the integration of leading sandbox manufacturers such as FireEye and global threat data, the cloud version of IKARUS with ATP offers the best possible complete protection for mail platforms - including the prevention of targeted high-tech attacks.

An intuitive web interface allows individual settings for groups as well as for individual recipients: Define SPAM and virus actions, edit blacklists and whitelists and keep track of all data thanks to comprehensive logging and reporting capabilities. Additionally, you can design your web interface according to your CI and offer the service, thanks to multi-client capability, to your partners and customers as well!

There are only 2 requirements for the use of the service, an Internet connection and an own domain. The software, the expertise and the hardware , if needed, are supplied by the IKARUS experts: Take advantage of our professional technical support and benefit from the recognition of the IKARUS scan.engine, particularly high data security and maximum availability of the IKARUS Scan Center located in Austria.


  • Protection against malware, SPAM and targeted attacks
    • Defense against SPAM, malware and Zero-Day exploits: Checking and deleting attachments, archives and links, virus alerts, statistics and more.
    • Anti-SPAM-Features: multi-level concept with greylisting, bayesian & lexical analysis, SPF and else, adaptive rating system, custom filters and actions
    • Real-time protection against the latest virus and SPAM outbreaks
    • Proactive isolation of threats
  • Options for configuration
    • Flexible configuration options: filter options including attachment and HTML filter, SPAM criteria, TLS encryption
    • Multi-client capability
    • Individual branding of the web interface possible
  • Reporting and statistics
    • Detailed logging for all functions
    • Automated reporting and statistics

System requirements

The following minimum requirements must be met to run IKARUS

Requirements for using it as IKARUS
  • Processor from 2 GHz (Intel/AMD)
  • x86/x64 architecture
  • Min. 512 MB RAM
  • Min. 2 GB hard disk memory
  • Windows Server 2008 and higher (32/64-Bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS 5/6/7 (64-Bit)
  • Debian (64-Bit)
Requirements for using it as IKARUS
  • Internet access
  • Your own mail domain
    (Not,, etc.)


FilesOperating SystemSize
Setup-GatewaySecurity-3.46.2win.i386.exeWindows 32 Bit20.349 KB
Setup-GatewaySecurity-3.46.2win.x86_64.exeWindows 64 Bit20.696 KB
ikarus-gatewaysecurity-3.46.2rh5.x86_64.rpmLinux 64 Bit 22.932 KB
ikarus-gatewaysecurity-3.46.2_amd64.debLinux 64 Bit22.926 KB
User manual:
IKARUS User Manual
Data sheet:
Download IKARUS data sheet
Success stories:
A1 Telekom Austria AG: A1 Internet Security
Unwired Networks: IKARUS

In order to activate and use IKARUS you need a valid license key. 

Order the license key now:

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via phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-500

via fax: +43 (0) 1 58995-100

via contact formular


Get an short overview by visiting our demo plattform! (User & Password: demo)


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