Web filtering: are employees offended?

Paul Mah, on the ITBusiness Edge blog, reported on GFI’s September survey of web filtering practices in small and medium businesses and got some interesting feedback from readers. Web filtering is put in place primarily to improve network security, but another big reason is to stop the loss of productivity, he said. Employees however can be offended by the implied lack of trust. One of Mah’s readers said he dutifully “practices self-censorship to enhance personal productivity....

October 26, 2010 · 2 min · 236 words · Omid Farhang