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If the IT admin said to the CEO, "I'm not renewing our anti-virus license this year", you would be able to hear the shock reaction from the moon. This is because it has been drummed into our minds for the last two decades that AV software is an essential tool in the Swiss army knife of computer protection. So much so that consumers and businesses in 2011 spent a massive $7.4 billion on protection, according to Gartner. But how would the CEO feel if they knew that the anti-virus software actually only provided around 5% protection against the latest threats ? This is the shocking result of a study conducted by Imperva in 2012 which tested 80 malware samples against 40 of the leading anti-virus solutions.
Published in Things you should know on January 02, 2013 by Administrator
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This article contains change information for the latest and past versions of Cloud Gateway, for use with Hosted Web Security.
Published in Product releases on September 17, 2012 by Administrator
In the world of cloud based e-mail filtering one of the biggest challenges for the service provider is to ensure that the public facing IP addresses of the service do not fall victim to one of the many blacklists (RBL's) that feed a myriad of other solutions with details of what e-mail traffic to block.
Not many people realise but we have been providing web filtering solutions since 2002 - that is over ten years. During that time we have learnt a lot about the pitfalls and limitations of traditional web proxying, not just from a technical point of view but also from a customer and end-user perspective. This enormous amount of information has played a big part in the development of our new solution which we are calling a hybrid web filtering service.