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Greynets are a significant and widespread threat to IT security particularly within commercial organisations where their use is popular and often undetected. The term greynet refers to communication applications which use internet protocol for their operation but often operate outside the controlled boundaries of network administration. Examples include Skype, instant messaging systems such as IRC, MSN Messenger and peer to peer networking using open communication channels
Social networking in safety with Unified Security Gateway
In response to increased levels of social network usage in businesses, FaceTime releases additional functionality that enables IT Managers to control usage of such sites.
Greynet threats continue to go unrecognised by many businesses.
Nick Sears of FaceTime Communications looks at the threats posed by greynets that are often overlooked as businesses continue to allow unprotected instant messaging applications on their networks.
Skype protection from dangerous URLs.
Greynet Enterprise Manager improvements offer business users the opportunity to take advantage of technologies such as Skype with more confidence in network security.
Social networking and greynet threats to increase in 2008.
FaceTime Communications reviews 2007 in terms of threats resulting from Web 2.0, social networking and greynets and predicts their growth in 2008.
FaceTime launches the web guide to greynets.
Website devoted to greynets defines what they are, why they are a problem and what can be done about them along with free software to discover greynet usage in an organisation.
Greynet security incidents continue to grow rapidly.
FaceTime Communications survey reveals extent of exposure to security risks and compliance issues as a result of unauthorised greynet deployment in the workplace.
Greynets continue to thrive despite controlled IM
FaceTime discovers that despite Security Manager's supplying corporate internet messaging systems, unauthorised greynet IM systems continue to be a problem.
FaceTime tops protection league for IM Management
FaceTime continues to lead in the field of Instant Messaging protection with continued revenue growth.
Single unified security for all types of web communications
Unified Gateway offers a single control for the security of web communications including instant messaging and skype.
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