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Employee Computer Activity Monitoring Software

SurveilStar is an all-in-one employee computer activity monitoring software for real-time network employee computer monitoring, employee activity monitoring, employee internet/mail monitoring, content filtering and employees' work time tracking.    

Employer's Concerns: Internet/Email Abuse and Employee Monitoring

While computer network an Internet bring up high efficiency in information processing and co-working, this progress may also setback productivity and even harm business in some circumstances. Just think of the fact that 24% of employers have had e-mail subpoenaed by courts and regulators, and 15% have battled workplace lawsuits triggered by employee e-mail.

Employers always claim that the monitoring software is used to protect business and enforce computer policies at workplaces. But what are they really worrying about in their mind?

  • Data theft and information leakage
  • Sabotage of computer system and electronic documents
  • Time-wasting on surfing web sites for personal interests
  • Decrease of workplace productivity
  • Lawsuits triggered by employee emails and Internet abuse

Internet/Email abuses that can not be tolerated

If an employee’s misuse of email or Internet is found too far unacceptable, the possibility is that he or she will get fired.

According to a survey conducted by American Management Association and ePolicy Institute titled “2007 Electronic Monitoring & Surveillance Survey: Over Half of All Employers Combined Fire Workers for E-Mail & Internet Abuse”:

1. Employers could fire workers for e-mail misuse for the following reasons:

Email abuse

2. Employers could fire workers for Internet misuse for the following reasons

Internet abuse

What do employers do to deal with the situation

Employers increasingly combine technology with policy to manage productivity and minimize litigation, security, and other risks.

  • E-mail monitoring and filtering
  • Website monitoring and blocking
  • Phone tapping
  • GPS tracking
  • Video camera recording

1. Computer/Internet/Email monitoring takes many forms

How to monitor employees

2. Employers are most likely to block employees' access to the following web sites

Activities of Internet abuse

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