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Controlling the Use of Instant Messaging and Peer-to-Peer Applications

Internet Security Systems

Use of instant messaging applications-like AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger and ICQ-and peer-to-peer applications has grown significantly. Although the benefits of real-time communication offer a productivity benefit to corporate environments, instant messaging and peer-to-peer applications add significant vulnerabilities and risks to an enterprise's security posture.

Tags : instant messaging, instant messenger, icq, internet security, web security, virus, anti virus, anti-virus
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Published:  Aug 21, 2009
Length:  16
Type:  White Paper