Vantage Video Series: #2 Preflight & Installation

This is the second of a series of videos showing you how to configure Vantage in detail. This video will take you through the system requirements, and the installation of Vantage and the Web Module. WebSpy Vantage Ultimate – Preflight and Installation from Fastvue on Vimeo.

Is Your Privacy Really Being Invaded?

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…

More Students Bypassing Schools’ Internet Security

International Business Times (IBT) recently reported that “Many young people are turning to proxy servers to get round their school’s internet security systems to access banned websites, including social networks and gaming sites.”

80% of Cyber Attacks are Preventable

“If network administrators simply instituted proper configuration policies and conducted good network monitoring, about 80 percent of commonly known cyber attacks could be prevented.”

Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Ho, Ho, How will it Affect your Workplace?

Tis should be the season to be jolly but it looks like employers have reasons to watch out, and maybe even cry, all because Santa Claus is coming to town. Gallup has reported that Christmas spending intentions are currently down, compared to last year. Americans are planning to spend an average of $740 on gifts …

Gartner Report: IT Spending Projected to Increase

Everything in its own time, if you want the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain, it is always darkest before the dawn – and all other proverbs hinting encouragement and new beginnings. Gartner has just released its latest report, Gartner Perspective: IT Spending 2010, anticipating that our 2008 and 2009 economic recession is …

ComGuard Showcasing WebSpy’s Monitoring Software at GITEX

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 …

How to Improve Public Proxy Management and Control

Using public proxies generally involves browsing to a public proxy website to request access to another site, usually blocked or prohibited by organizational policy. When accessing sites in this fashion, firewalls, filtering devices and monitoring solutions are only aware that an employee, or student, has accessed the public proxy site, and not the actual end …