Unfortunately, with Software as a Service (SaaS) being attractive to workers and business unit managers, IT and risk personnel need to be equally concerned about what is leaving the network through the web, in addition to what is entering.
An added concern is that web is now the preferred channel for criminals to conduct attacks, deliver malware. Today, exfiltrating data and web filtering is no longer the simple proxy-with-filtering it used to be.
Aside from managing user access to the web, a strong web filtering solution should also:
As the lines between ‘internal network’ and ‘external network’ starts blurring, Web Filtering and Cloud Access Security Brokers will become increasingly important. Maintaining control over your information can only be achieved by having a thorough and accurate understanding of how web applications are used by your staff.
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