10 Disruptive Online Services Enterprises Should Ban From the Network
NEWS ANALYSIS: Employees are accessing any number of entertainment, social networking and shopping Websites that threaten corporate security and productivity. Most of them should be banned.The Internet has become a savior for many companies. With the Web’s help, companies can expand their reach to other markets, dramatically improve their business processes to improve productivity and profitability. Cloud-based business applications are allowing people to work productively anywhere. But as the Internet’s popularity has soared, so too, have services and technologies that might actually hurt productivity. Not only are these sites distracting, some of them can even compromise network security. For all its benefits, the World Wide Web has also become a treacherous web of security and management pitfalls that IT decision-makers contend with every day. To get a handle on the risks, enterprises are justified in blocking certain sites and services that could do more harm than good. Sometimes employees don’t like that. But if they are working on a corporate network they have to strictly following all network access policies or go work someplace else.
Take a look at some of the online services companies should block ban from the corporate network.