Social and business networking sites are changing the way people talk online. Sites like Facebook, MySpace and Bebo help friends stay in touch while LinkedIn and Plaxo mainly connect business users. They are very popular but present new challenges to IT managers. They seem to have come out of nowhere. For example, Facebook currently has 70m users, 40% of which are located in the US. The rapid growth of such sites is part of the problem. Companies risk being caught off guard. Learn how to protect your business from threats posed by online social networking in this 7 Step Guide for IT Managers.
IT Managers Talk About The Pains And Frustrations Of Routine Administration, Maintenance And Upgrades. Hosted services (also known as cloud computing, Software-as-a-Service or SaaS) are a good example and the subject of this paper.
Drawing on the findings from multiple benchmark studies on best practices in email security and security software as a service, Aberdeen's analysis shows that users of cloud-based email security had substantially better results than users of on-premise email security implementations in the critical areas of security, compliance, reliability and cost.
Does your email and web Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) need a refresh? Shoosmiths Solicitors and MessageLabs combine to provide you with some top tips to ensuring your policy is fit for purpose. Click here.
New spamming techniques are upon us - 419 spam, botnets, CAPTCHA cracking – what’s next from the 'bad guys'? Spam remains the biggest email-born threat to businesses. Learn how to protect your business. FREE Whitepaper (PDF/40KB)
Cloud-based archives offer the cost savings, ease of use, and scalability of the cloud coupled with best-of-breed security from a trusted provider for defensibly handling high-risk enterprise data. Download this whitepaper to find out more now!
This whitepaper will provide you with a better understanding of why more users are working outside of the traditional offices, why that is a challenge for it departments and why cloud-based management is ideal for mobile workers.
The mobile workspace has created problems for IT, including policy enforcement, attack from untrusted wireless networks, and physical data theft. This white paper examines how cloud-based security solutions can protect distributed workers.
The Internet has proven to be a vital communications medium for worldwide commerce, but as an open and unprotected global network it can also present a wide range of threats that can cripple any business organization. Several years ago, most Internet threats were relatively benign examples of a young adolescent’s technical expertise but over time they have evolved into increasingly sophisticated domestic and foreign attacks that are designed to capture financial, personal, or strategic business information. Threats now come in the form of deliberately malicious acts, and exploitative opportunities for hackers and/or organized crime. The impact is serious, and the landscape of victims is getting broader every day. In response, no organization can afford to have its networks remain unprotected.
Planning to implement an email archiving system? There are many issues to consider – legal risks, storage concerns and data security – it can seem a complex topic!Download this guide to help you make informed decisions about your archiving requirements
With 75% of business intellectual property contained in email, efficiently managing this data can pose a major challenge. Learn how hosted email archiving reduces legal risks while improving employee productivity.