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18 09, 2013

Superior WebSense Reporting with WebSpy Vantage

By | 2013-09-18T23:50:33+00:00 September 18th, 2013|How To, Loaders, Reports, Vantage, WebSpy|Comments Off on Superior WebSense Reporting with WebSpy Vantage

WebSense Reporting just got better! If you're using WebSense Web Security Gateway 7.7 or above, you can now import your WebSense log files into WebSpy Vantage and enjoy its extensive Report Templating, Aliasing and scheduling features to get the right report to the right person. Here's how! Configure WebSense's SIEM Integration Options Open your WebSense [...]

13 11, 2012

Fastvue Inc acquires WebSpy

By | 2012-11-13T09:46:00+00:00 November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

We are very happy to announce that Fastvue has successfully acquired WebSpy, a long time leader in log analysis and reporting applications. WebSpy was established in 1996 and since then has been distributing its range of WebSpy branded reporting tools globally many thousands of customers. The acquisition made perfect sense for many different reasons and [...]

25 01, 2011

Running Multiple Instances of Vantage

By | 2011-01-25T10:20:43+00:00 January 25th, 2011|How To, Reports, storages, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy|0 Comments

In the latest Vantage auto-update (, we’ve included an experimental feature to allow multiple instances of WebSpy Vantage to run on the same operating system. The goal here is to run reports at the same time using multiple instances of the application. To do this, we have also include a second experimental feature to disable [...]

25 01, 2011

Vantage Update (Exchange 2010, Juniper and IronPort Traffic Logs, and more)

By | 2011-01-25T10:18:27+00:00 January 25th, 2011|IronPort, Loaders, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, Software Updates, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

We have released an automatic update for the Vantage range of applications. This update includes some new loader formats, an experimental feature as well minor fixes and improvements. Of note, this release includes full support for Microsoft Exchange 2010 Tracking logs (previously supported with the Exchange 2007 loader, but missing a few fields), as well [...]

22 12, 2010

Creating and Analyzing SonicWALL Log Files

By | 2010-12-22T15:28:52+00:00 December 22nd, 2010|Firewall Analysis, How To, Log File Analysis, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Browsing Analysis, WebSpy|0 Comments

I’ve put together a couple of quick videos to show you how to configure logging on your SonicWALL appliance, and how to import and analyze these log files in WebSpy Vantage. You can also read through these steps on this page: Analyzing SonicWALL log files with WebSpy. […]

10 12, 2010

Reporting on Astaro Security Gateway

By | 2010-12-10T15:23:54+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Astaro, Firewall Analysis, How To, Log File Analysis, Reports, Third Party, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy|0 Comments

Astaro Security Gateway devices are capable of producing some very detailed log files including full URLs, usernames, categories, block action and reason which gives you some great reporting options in WebSpy Vantage. Take a look at our dedicated Astaro pages to get an idea of what can be achieved when analyzing Astaro Web Gateway log [...]

12 11, 2010

How much do IronPort WSA Appliances eat?

By | 2010-11-12T05:32:47+00:00 November 12th, 2010|cisco, IronPort, Log File Analysis, storages, System Administration, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy|0 Comments

If you are thinking about deploying IronPort Web Security Appliances you probably want to plan how much disk space to budget for with regards to logging and reporting. Every organization is different with regards to the volume of logs it creates, but I’ve averaged three data sets submitted to us by customers to produce the [...]