reporting of web traffic of employees

Could you show me examples of software when a non technical supervisor can see the web traffic in easy to read format of all their employees.

For example software that shows facebook is number one visited page by employee and charts the length of time

Reason: friend visits 100's of facebook pages at work and I want to show how supervisor can see colorful charts and graphs without asking a computer programmer for a long list text file log
Friend thinks because supervisor is non technical that browsing activity is secret
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Aaron TomoskySD-WAN SimplifiedCommented:
What's your firewall?
What is your setup? Does it include a proxy that includes logs that includes the originating user IP in the request?

If you have the information is to list the per IP web access on work timetable with a distribution of sites accessed.

There are many log crunching tools that will display data in any way you need. need to know What data you have and the format of said data.
rgb192Author Commented:
I am looking for generic answers because I do not know anything about my friends workplace.
I just want to show my friend (using pictures) that going on facebook may be tracked
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Aaron TomoskySD-WAN SimplifiedCommented:
All your internet traffic goes through your router. For a basic setup think of it like a house router/firewall/gateway. So if all your traffic goes through this one place, it's very easy for that device to watch and report on people visiting websites.  Sonicwall and some others have these charts and reports baked right in. For others you have to send this information somewhere else, Cisco calls it netflow but you can also setup a mirror port on any managed switch. As for software to make pretty pictures there are lots. Scrutinizer/ntop/prtg is great for netflow, but if you mirror to a Linux box you can do all sorts of fun things like display all the images from websites you visit, one app is called driftnet.

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The same way Google, Twitter can say what is trending, so can the friend's employer do with regard to what they are accessing.

Look/search for log crunchers and look at their report examples note you have to compare what data is being crunched.

I think it is an errand ...........
rgb192Author Commented:
thanks both for log information.
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