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A Concise Study of Web Filtering

M. Tariq Banday
University of Kashmir, India
Nisar A. Shah
University of Kashmir, India


Abstract
Cybercriminals are constantly developing techniques to infect computers by embedding malicious code on innocent websites and luring victims to them. To prevent data loss in a mobile connected world, corporations are employing a variety of techniques. These include filters, anti-virus software, encryption and firewalls, access control, written policies and improved employee training. This paper conducts a concise study of web filtering vis-à-vis their installed positions, deployment layers, employed filter technologies and comparison between Web Filters that are in place in Canada, United Kingdom, and China.

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Reference:Banday M.T., Shah N.A. (2010). "A Concise Study of Web Filtering," . Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 10(31). http://sprouts.aisnet.org/10-31
Keywords:Web Filtering, Filter Deployment, Filter Operating Layers, Rating Filters, Blacklisting, Keyword Matching, Dynamic Filtering.
Item Type:Article - Volume 10 Article 31 (2010)
Language:English
Email: M. Tariq Banday (sgrmtb@yahoo.com)
Nisar A. Shah (nassgr@yahoo.com)

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