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Does Websense block spyware?

Last Modified: 2008-11-17
Hi guys,

Quick question... does websense block spyware and if so how can I block it?  I have blocked users from downloading .exe files but we still seem to have a spyware problem internally.


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Have you purchased WebSense or are you open to other options?
Websense is no replacement for a good AV or spyware program.  One of the best AV programs is NOD32 (www.eset.com) they update their signatures about every day.  As for spyware, I use "Ad-Aware" simply because I got it cheap.  Others prefer other Spyware programs.  Keep in mind,  with a good hardware router firewall, NOD32 and a good spyware program, you are essentially 100% protected.  Websense doesn't enter into that equation.



Thanks for your responses, we have already purchased Websense Enterprise so will look into the security suite.



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