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

White Paper Published By: Internet Security Systems
Internet Security Systems
Published:  Aug 21, 2009
Type:  White Paper
Length:  16 pages

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.



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