Malicious acts done by creative hackers who just want to show off their skills, employees who may have been terminated or the possibility of terrorists trying to do harm to our financial markets - No matter what the reason was, the hacker or group of hackers who successfully sent a tweet from the Associate Press’ Twitter account stating “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured”, created quite the stir around the world as stock markets plummeted and Twitter followers stood in fear wondering what was happening. The AP admitted that they had... [More]
While BYOD policies that allow the use of personal smartphones and other devices can lead to greater flexibility and productivity, the vulnerability of the devices and particularly the apps must be countered with mobile security solutions and policies that keep corporate data safe. [More]
The reliability, flexibility and safety of the Citrix server environment can be greatly enhanced with Pearl Echo Internet filtering and monitoring software that provides user level control, monitoring and identification. [More]
There is a new malware that is being called malicious and has been found so far in 32 Android apps. The malware, labeled "Bad News" is rumored to have been downloaded a staggering 9 million times as pet the team at Lookout. Android Security Software is more critical than ever these days, and if you are not utilizing any type of web filtering software you could be putting your whole company at risk.
The malware is being hidden in a variety of apps including games, dictionaries and wallpapers, ultimately allowing the important information you provide get back to the server that installed the ma... [More]
Small and medium business environments that utilize Remote Desktop Services server environments can have the same user-level identification and monitoring capability with Pearl Echo that it provides to Citrix environments utilized in larger enterprises. [More]
Computer monitoring software is about more than curtailing unsanctioned online usage during business hours as it also guards against cyber-attacks and other intrusions that can bring major bottom-line costs and jeopardize the company. [More]
The workplace of today is vastly different from that of even 10 years ago. The office that we have all become accustomed to where we go to a desk every day and sit in one location and work on one computer has given way to a more mobile workspace where flexibility is key. This poses problems for businesses who are concerned with how they can safely secure their business data and information while allowing their employees the opportunity to access that data on their own devices. Bring your own devices (or BYOD) is a workplace trend that will continue to grow creating an ongoing need for BYOD Sec... [More]
Time wasting on the job by employee’s costs employers’ huge amounts of money. One time-wasting activity involves Internet use, and special Internet management software can put a stop to it.
How much money do non-productive employees cost their employers? One study estimates more than $750 billion per year. And where are employees wasting all this time? Fifty percent of it is on the Internet.
Employee productivity, of course, is the backbone of any company. What used to be lengthy, non-productive discussions around the proverbial water... [More]
A web filter is an excellent tool for employers and network administrators who want to control how users across their networks access the Internet.
More and more managers in private companies, organizations, schools and government agencies are turning to web filters to monitor and manage the ways computer users on their networks are spending their time online when they should be working.
Specialized software products from Pearl Software put the control in the hands of administrators, allowing them to prevent what some estimates say is an average of two hours a day of non-productive time on t... [More]
Opportunities to market your products to millions of potential customers, the ability to strengthen your brand and chances to connect and engage with your loyal customers are some of the benefits you can gain as a business owner when you use the Internet. Yet, the Internet offers more than benefits, in part because people who use the Internet have different reasons for accessing the web. In fact, some people access the web to gain illegal access to confidential data. Others use the Internet to push malware and spyware onto desktop computers and computer networks. Protections against these and other harmful programs are available with computer monitoring software. [More]