At now maybe you have no surprise any more about any headline like “XXX Company Employee behind the Bars for Confidential Data Leaking” when you are reading a morning newspapers. Since computer technology has come into our working and living, more and more such cases have occurred almost each day. So many confidential data have been transferred easily via email, IM chats and other portable devices. Sometime maybe company fortunately could trace out some evidence to prove what your employees have done and hand over to police. But in most time company has no such better luck when using improper computer surveillance solutions.
Based on such situation, employee monitoring software in past several has taken a roar and continuously been put on the first position of computer security plan. Let us analyze the major factors which lead to implementation of employee monitoring software at workplace.
Webmail: Email service is more often used in the office, most companies contact their clients or send documents via email like Gmail, Yahoo mail and Hotmail since it is more easy and fast. But on the other hand, confidential data leaking via email are also big numbers, nearly 85% confidential data leaking related with email that is really not easy to detect. Computer security software just gives out a best way to deal with such case. Computer surveillance software can fully record all email contents and attachment no matter sent or received email, and all these recorded actions would be in spy mode, no one can find out his/her emails have been monitored.
Instant Messengers: IM Chats are used to talk and send confidential data as the transfer process is easy and enables large file size transfers. But doing it instantly also creates insecurity for confidential corporate data. Similar to webmail transfer instant messaging also promotes data leakages and employee sabotages. Pointing to this, computer surveillance software can do the same way like email monitoring; fully record all chat contents and images.
Portable Storage Device: Taking some confidential data leaking being examples, you will find copying important documents to portable storage device and then take this back home, that is another way to leak confidential data. According to this, computer surveillance software also provides a point to point way to deal with, like disable usb being used and monitor what confidential data being accessed, by who and when.
Much prevention has been taken to control employee sabotages and transfer of confidential data but still cases happen and then an organization becomes cautious. How good it would be if these preventions are taken before hand and your data gets secure rather than going to wrong hands. Such cases give rise to incidents like we read or hear in news. To prevent such cases employers need to implement employee surveillance monitoring software to monitor employees at work which help them in every aspect of desktop monitoring, application monitoring, keystroke monitoring, screen capturing, internet activity monitoring, and much more.