Real-Time Communications and Real-World Threats: Driving the Need for Real-Time Protection
Source: Trend Micro
Of these systems, email is arguably the most indispensable, mission-critical business tool. But companies today are also adding instant messaging to the mix - for even faster real-time interactivity. Gartner predicts that 95% of all businesses will adopt an enterprise-wide IM solution by 2010. Likewise, many organizations are deploying collaboration systems to connect people, processes, and information. Portals, wikis, blogs, and rich content repositories provide users with a wealth of resources at their fingertips. At the same time, an increasing number of attacks are targeting collaboration portals and instant messaging, where activities like file sharing, chat, blog posting, and other Web 2.0 interactions elevate the risk of exposure.