Sunday, May 10, 2009

Web Security And GFI WebMonitor 2009

Security is a major concern these days.Everyday we are hearing about networks being hacked,sites being hijacked, viruses being spread.Keeping a database of effected sites is not an easy task.Automated solutions like web filtering and web monitoring solutions are an absolute necessity for all those who are using internet today.Another issue is with the uncontrolled usage of internet and download of unmonitered data during office hours.Now a days,the practice of accessing unsolicated sites are common among childrenIn the absence of their parents,they become unable to control these kind of activities of their children and the same may lead to the physical and mental abuse of children. A safer browsing experience can be obtained by installing products like GFI WebMonitor 2009 .

Some of the features of GFI WebMonitor 2009 are ability to control thr browsing hours, updated webgrade database having more than 165 million URLs,that are black listed ,wide spread coverage of domains. According to Phil Bousfield , the GFI's VP of Product engineering, This product is a major boost to the administrators effort to block a number of sites from getting accessed. Another addon that is in GFI 2009 are the inclusion of two new reports. Top Policy breaker report to identify the people with most number of variances in the established company norms and also the bandwidth allocation report. There are provision for real time monitoring and general policy exceptions. Blocking of MSN messaging feature allows us to make sure that the company time is not spend on chatting.

If interested, you can download free trial version of the same from the GFI's website.


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