Whether or not to implement a content filter is an easy decision. With the emergence of new daily security threats and the need to protect confidential information from leaking out of the organization – it is imperative. This research note discusses the costs and benefits associated with content filters, specifically:
- Consolidation of disparate security services and devices.
- On-Premise (software or hardware) vs. Hosted models.
- Total cost of ownership.
By evaluating potential solutions based on these issues, the small enterprise can make the most appropriate technology decision for which content filter model is best to suit its needs.