Unleashing the Power of Social Media
Countless businesses are finding that using social networking sites can enhance their connection to their markets, with their partners and vendors and among their employees. In a recent McKinsey survey of US business leaders, 69% of them report significant business gains from using social media, including:
- Increased Revenue
- More effective Marketing
- Lower Cost of Ownership
But allowing access to social media in the workplace is not without risks such as brand damage, cyberharassment, productivity loss, and security threats. How can you tap into the power of social media and mitigate the risks?
EdgeWave Social Delivers Comprehensive Social Media Security
EdgeWave Social allows businesses to seamlessly monitor, filter and report on end-user interactions with social media applications through granular, policy-driven controls. Rather than taking an all-or-nothing approach to popular sites such as Facebook and Twitter, Social Media Security enables real-time policy matching and enforcement across your organization.
EdgeWave Social is available as part of EdgeWave iPrism Web Security
or as a standalone social media security solution that works with any Internet filtering solution.
Monitor and Control Employee Social Media Interactions
You can allow employees access to popular social media platforms while mitigating the risks and keeping their interactions consistent with your organization's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) or regulatory compliance requirements. This solution offers:
- Visibility into social media posts, with the ability to block content, keeps employees compliant with your organization's branding guidelines and AUP.
- Misuse of social networking sites can erode productivity - EdgeWave Social allows you to monitor and control usage to defend against productivity loss.
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- Avoid the costly legal consequences of cyberbullying or cyberharassment at work. Visibility into employee interactions on social media allows you to act quickly to mitigate problems.
Regulatory Compliance and Data Protection
- Protecting private data is critical to your organization's regulatory compliance
, legal protection and competitive health. EdgeWave Social allows you to add unlimited rules governing confidential information, intellectual property and protected customer or client data.
Leverage Social Media Tools
- Allowing employees access to social media enhances retention and also helps your organization use social media tools effectively.
EdgeWave Social Features Deliver Unrivalled Social Networking Safety
Granular Policy Enforcement
EdgeWave Social enables employee access to social media sites, while enforcing your corporate acceptable use and security policies
. The solution comes with standard policy templates you can use out-of-the-box, or customize your own, with the ability to add unlimited policies or text-based rules per your organization's requirements. You also have granular control over who gets access to social media and the level of access. Rules can be applied to any group or individual so that true granular control is achieved.
Easy-to-use Integrated Management Interface
EdgeWave Social's intuitive interface enables you to easily configure and manage your organization's social media interactions and run comprehensive management reports.
Governs Popular Social Media Applications
EdgeWave Social includes monitoring and blocking of the most popular social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
Application Level Alerting and Content
EdgeWave Social is seamlessly integrated with the social media application itself. When a policy violation is detected, for example, the user tries to post inappropriate or policy-governed content, a block message appears within the application, alerting them that the content is not allowed.
EdgeWave Social is seamlessly integrated with EdgeWave iPrism Web Security
through the central management interface. This enables easy deployment and management of the solution with no additional hardware or software required.
EdgeWave Social delivers social media security as part of your iPrism Web Security deployment, or purchase it as an independent standalone solution that works seamlessly with any Web security solution you may be using now.
EdgeWave Social includes real-time visibility into social media interactions and comprehensive reporting to help insure AUP
and regulatory compliance
. It provides historical reporting with granular, drill-down accuracy. Reports can be generated on-demand, or scheduled to run automatically on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. Reporting
is customizable for date and time ranges per your organization's requirements.
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