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This article is part of the May 2006 issue of Identity crisis solved: Tips from a top identity management expert
We take a close look at seven enterprise antispyware products. Can they keep your corporate desktops free of prying eyes? Spyware has many organizations crying "Uncle!" Help desks are inundated with user complaints about incessant ads, slow system performance and dysfunctional machines. In response, many companies are deploying enterprise-wide antispyware products, finding that the easily quantifiable savings justify the expenditure. Yet, help desk costs are the least sinister aspect of the spyware menace. Worst-case scenarios include the disclosure of sensitive corporate secrets or the theft of employees' personal information. Whatever the business case for deploying antispyware, the market has grown quickly. Antispyware companies have scrambled to extend their consumer offerings into centrally managed enterprise products, and antivirus providers have developed--or acquired--antispyware capabilities. Enterprise-level antispyware is a young technology--the first centrally managed products appeared about two years ago. To see if it's ready for prime time, ... Access >>>
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