There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based, and managed services. Each needs to be evaluated against several key buying criteria, including the accuracy of threat protection, ease of installation and use, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn about the benefits of each category, and how they deal with all manner of web-borne security threats, including inappropriate use of the Web.
online media buying
and other streaming media, online games and file downloads (see MessageLabs Intelligence Report, August 2008 www.messagelabs.com/resources/mlireports ). Statistically speaking, visits to adult and illegal websites are less common. Nevertheless they expose businesses to severe legal risks, e.g. from failure to protect staff from indecent images, cyber bullying and sexual harassment. As well as prosecution, fines and other penalties, the results can include loss of client trust and unwelcome media coverage.