15 07, 2010

Security Threats Increase with Growth in Social Networking – Blocking still not the Answer

By | 2010-07-15T06:46:13+00:00 July 15th, 2010|Uncategorized, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

IT security firm Trend Micro recently released results from their latest study surveying 1,600 end-users in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. The study focused on employees’ use of corporate computers while on corporate LANs. Trend Micro found that the use of social networking sites grew globally from 19% in 2008 to 24% [...]

14 06, 2010

Government sanctioned ISP Filtering & Monitoring – Is Australia going Orweillian?

By | 2010-06-14T07:30:35+00:00 June 14th, 2010|Uncategorized, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

It was a bright cold day in June, and the clocks were striking thirteen as I browsed Google Sci/Tech News and came across ZDNet’s ‘Govt wants ISPs to record browsing history’ article. The Australian Attorney-General’s Department recently confirmed ongoing discussions about implementing a data retention regime in Australia requiring ISPs to hold customers web browsing [...]

10 06, 2010

TWIST Startup Meetup in Perth

By | 2010-06-10T06:31:08+00:00 June 10th, 2010|Uncategorized, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

Jack Andrys, CEO of WebSpy (longtime sponsor of This Week in Startups), organized the first This Week in Startups Meetup in Perth, Australia, on the 8th of June 2010, at WebSpy’s headquarter. The meet-up attracted just under 20 attendees, making it the largest in Australia. A great mix of people showed up to present their [...]

18 02, 2010

Is Your Privacy Really Being Invaded?

By | 2010-02-18T09:41:33+00:00 February 18th, 2010|Sales and Marketing, Uncategorized, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

A frequently used argument against email and internet monitoring at work is invasion of privacy. This argument is often uttered by employees who feel that their privacy is, in one way or another, being compromised by monitoring efforts. Is it a legitimate argument? In short: legally no, practically maybe. Let me explain… […]