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Using log file analysis to report on blocked traffic can help troubleshoot issues with website and application behavior, and potential security issues. This article shows how to use WebSpy Vantage to identify suspicious activity from blocked traffic log events.
This video takes you through some new features in WebSpy Vantage to help distribute web activity reports to managers throughout your organization. These new features include: Manually Assigned Group Managers Redesigned Separation and Permission workflow Manager Reports Manually Assigned Group Managers WebSpy Vantage has always had the ability to report on Departments, Cities, or any [...]
Using WebSpy Vantage to analyze and report across your Palo Alto Firewall deployment is a great way to keep on top of web usage throughout your organization. This guide will take you through the process of configuring Palo Alto Firewalls and WebSpy Vantage to produce accurate and meaningful web activity reports that can be utilized [...]
Firewalls and proxies generate a lot of log data. Multiple gigabytes per day are commonplace now. The log files themselves are generally simple flat text files. Their size comes from the sheer volume of entries, not from being rich data types. The log file size not only consumes disk space during logging, storing, and archiving, but [...]
What is an Alias? As defined by Google, in computing terms, an alias is: An alternative name or label that refers to a file, command, address, or other item, and can be used to locate or access it. When it comes to WebSpy Vantage, an alias takes log data that does not make sense and [...]
In parts one, two, three and four of this series, we've investigated the challenges of reporting on the Modern Web when it comes to employee Internet reports and solved them using Custom Expressions in WebSpy Vantage. Now lets take a look at the results! Final Custom Expression In case you missed it in part four, [...]
Through parts one, two, and three of this series, the challenges of creating employee Internet reports for the Modern Web have been explained, a solution has been proposed, and we've implemented it using Custom Expressions in WebSpy Vantage. In this fourth part of the series we will look at some ways we can further improve the Custom Expression. [...]
In part one of this series we learned about the challenges the modern web has created for employee Internet reports. In part two, we came up with a theoretical solution to most of these challenges using Referrer URL and Mime Types. In this third part of the series, we'll see how to employ Custom Expressions in [...]
In part one of this series, we looked at some of the challenges of reporting on the modern web. Advertising, visitor tracking, CDNs, widgets and APIs all contribute to the problem of cluttering employee Internet reports and making it difficult to find out what sites a user actually visited. In this part of the series, we [...]