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ALSO CALLED: Web Filtering, WWW Filtering, Filtering
DEFINITION: A Web filter is a program that can screen an incoming Web page to determine whether some or all of it should not be displayed to the user. The filter checks the origin or content of a Web page against a set of rules provided by company or person who has installed the Web filter. A Web filter allows an enterprise or individual user to block out pages from Web sites that are likely to include objectionable  … 
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SearchSecurity.com University
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: With the Web the top threat vector, organizations need to ramp up their gateway protection. However, it seems as though the number of antimalware solutions is getting out of hand. In this university, you'll learn about the different features available in Web security gateways and the evolution of antimalware to meet the changing threat landscape.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Premiered: 23 Jan 2013

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GFI WebMonitor 2012
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: Having Internet in the workplace – while a necessary feature – can cause two serious challenges: employee inefficiency and security threats. Rather than revoking Internet privileges, discover how you can properly manage and monitor Internet use, preventing these two issues.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Premiered: 09 Mar 2012

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INTERNET FILTERING DEFINITION (continued): …  advertising, pornographic content, spyware, viruses, and other objectionable content. Vendors of Web filters claim that their products will reduce recreational Internet surfing among employees and secure networks from Web-based threats. Some Web filter products also provide reporting so that the installer can see what kind of traffic is being filtered and who has requested it. Some products provide soft blocking (in which a warning page is sent to the user instead of the requested page while still allowing access to the page) and an override capability that allows an administrator to unlock … 
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