10 12, 2010

Latest Research and 5 Tips for Managing Web 2.0 in the Workplace

By | 2010-12-10T12:26:46+00:00 December 10th, 2010|ClearSwift, Sales and Marketing, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

Clearswift (network security vendor and WebSpy technology partner) recently released their first report, in a series of three, on the use of social media and web 2.0 in the workplace. From not wanting to touch social media with a ten foot pole, employers are these days increasingly aware of the benefits of social media and [...]

21 10, 2010

Twitter Evolution Infographic and Amazing Usage Statistics

By | 2010-10-21T06:05:33+00:00 October 21st, 2010|Uncategorized, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

As it’s always been pretty difficult getting accurate figures on Twitter demographics and usage I was pretty chuffed to come across below statistics and facts. If you are, or considering, blocking Twitter at your workplace please have a look through these amazing numbers and think again. Seems like Twitter is here to stay doesn’t it? [...]

9 09, 2010

Movie Quote Conversation – Some Leisure Browsing to Increase Productivity

By | 2010-09-09T03:44:34+00:00 September 9th, 2010|Sales and Marketing, Uncategorized, WebSpy|0 Comments

An evening not too long ago, one of our developers had nothing better to do than compiling movie quotes from Jack Nicholson and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a very amusing conversation. I wanted to share this clip with the rest of you to brighten up your day AND provide you with a short an unobtrusive break, [...]

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% [...]

12 07, 2010

Website Categorization – Assessing Productivity

By | 2010-07-12T07:46:02+00:00 July 12th, 2010|How To, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Security and Threat Management solutions, such as Microsoft Forefront TMG, IronPort and Blue Coat, use predefined URL categorization to simplify blocking and filtering management. Different security vendors have different ways of categorizing websites but it generally involves referring to a gigantic, regularly updated database of millions of websites sorted into 50-100 relevant categories. Majority of [...]

24 06, 2010

Annual Cost Calculator for Unproductive Internet Usage

By | 2010-06-24T07:59:39+00:00 June 24th, 2010|Sales and Marketing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ever so often new reports and findings on organizational cost of employees’ unproductive Internet usage are published. As a developer of Internet reporting software, that assists in reducing these costs, we naturally highlight the findings whenever we can. Simply to make companies aware that the cost of a WebSpy license is marginal in relation to [...]

8 02, 2010

8 Reasons NOT to Use Microsoft Forefront TMG's Reporting

By | 2010-02-08T06:48:39+00:00 February 8th, 2010|Aliases, Firewall Analysis, How To, Loaders, Log File Analysis, Microsoft ISA Server, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, Reports, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Browsing Analysis, Web Module, WebSpy|6 Comments

I've been having a look through the reporting functionality included in Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway to find that not much has changed from ISA Server 2006. There is some new information regarding the newly implemented URL categorization and threat management technology, but there is very little flexibility or customization for those with reporting requirements beyond general overviews cluttered with irrelevant information. Here is what I consider to be the 8 main limitations of Microsoft Forefront TMG's reporting functionality.

30 10, 2009

ComGuard Showcasing WebSpy's Monitoring Software at GITEX

By | 2009-10-30T02:41:37+00:00 October 30th, 2009|Sales and Marketing, Uncategorized, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

Our Middle East Partner, ComGuard, represented WebSpy at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK the 18th to 22nd of October. On behalf of WebSpy and ComGuard, I would like to thank all GITEX visitors for showing such an overwhelming interest in our products. I’ve been in touch with ComGuard’s Product Manager, Amir Mohsen Abedinifar, who was present at [...]