Companies have a lot to worry about and one of those concerns are cyber security. Most companies are aware and protect from inbound cyber attacks and hacks, however many do not think to protect themselves against outbound attacks. The best way to protect against these types of security risks is to place a proxy on your server which allows computers within the company to only visit and view websites that are on the company network and are safe. Unfortunately many companies hear complaints about the proxies since employees cannot visit their favorite websites and either do not use proxies or allow certain websites in the proxy therefore putting their companies at greater risk for cyber attacks.
- Businesses are good at preventing inbound attacks, but not always good at preventing outbound attacks.
- IT tends to avoid using proxy servers due to their tendency to block non business related sites their employees may need.
- The most effective way to stop outbound attacks and not limit their employees is through a transparent proxy server.
“Businesses need to remember that protecting outbound communication is the single most important aspect of neutralising attacks.”