Content filtering for large enterprises
Did you know?
- 40% of employee Internet use in the workplace is non-work related (IDC)
- 90% of people admit to ‘cyberloafing’ (Columbia University)
- 11% of employees admitted to spending more than 5 hours per week online for personal purposes (salary.com)
- While at work, 45% of employees make travel arrangements, 37% of employees report that they search for jobs and 11% play games on the internet. (Vault.com)
- Some estimates suggest that employee internet misuse can cost businesses up to $54 billion every year (Columbia University)
- More than 30% of companies have dismissed employees for Internet misuse (University of Connecticut)
It’s clear that non-work related browsing can impact productivity. But there are also legal risks, as companies face lawsuits from employees affected by others accessing inappropriate online material, or being asked by law enforcement agencies to provide information on employees’ illegal online activities.
This can have a further effect on company reputation, brand perception and finances.
Additionally, with 90% of malware being transmitted through seemingly reputable sites, employee surfing opens up your network to increased security threats, and pulls your IT team away from other important priorities to deal with endpoint infections.
Meeting these challenges requires a comprehensive Web security solution, but one which is flexible enough to help an organization make the best of its resources.
- Reduce risk
- Increase productivity
- Reduce the threat of malware
- Ensure compliance
- Reduce cost