crn5000-inc2015 BPTW logo
Contact us today!
(918) 770-8738

Integrated Business Technologies Blog

Integrated Business Technologies has been serving the Broken Arrow area since 2007, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Here’s How to Make the Internet Far Less Distracting for Your Team

The average office worker needs to access the Internet in order to do their job. What they don’t need to access is cat videos, memes, social media, online games, and malware-ridden websites. How can a business owner clamp down on Internet activity in their office? By equipping their network with a content filtering solution, of course.

Having a content filtering solution allows you to block websites and online content visited by users across your network. This can range from staff at their workstations, remote employees on their mobile devices, and even customers taking advantage of your Wi-Fi. By implementing a content filtering solution, you will enhance your business in two key ways: productivity and security.

Regarding employee productivity, it’s likely that your office comes with enough difficult-to-manage distractions as it is, like mindless chitchat, political debates, and Mondays. So why would you want to add virtual distractions of the web to the list? With content filtering, you can rest assured that the time employees spend online is time that will benefit your bottom line.

Regarding security, all it takes is for one user to click on the wrong link and blammo, your network is infected with malware. Seeing as there are a ton of websites designed to be a delivery system for malware, and these sites are spoofed in a variety of ways that can trick even experienced users, you don’t want to leave the safeguarding of your network from these sites to chance. By having a content filtering solution in place, you can prevent users from visiting these dangerous sites, once and for all.

In addition to keeping employees out of sticky online situations, you can apply content filtering to your own computer to help keep yourself on task. Think, for example, of how embarrassing it would be if it were discovered that a website you visited was responsible for a massive, company-wide data breach. That is one apology letter that no business owner should have to write to their clients, and with a content filtering solution in place, you won’t have to.

As a bonus, a content filtering solution like what Integrated Business Technologies offers is specially designed for enterprises with multiple departments using the Internet for a variety of tasks. This allows you to filter websites on a per-user basis, meaning that you and whoever oversees marketing can access social media to run your company’s accounts, while other workers are blocked from such needless distractions.

As great as content filtering is, it’s only one piece of the network security puzzle. This is why we offer a security solution, like a Unified Threat Management tool, that comes with content filtering, as well as firewall protection, spam prevention, antivirus, and more. To shore up your network’s defenses from the worst of the web, call us today at (918) 770-8738.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Friday, 25 May 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!


      Tag Cloud

      Security Technology Tip of the Week Business Management Privacy Managed Service Provider Cloud Internet Microsoft Saving Money Business Computing Productivity Best Practices Workplace Tips IT Services Hackers Backup Hosted Solutions Email Malware Mobile Devices IT Support Business Small Business Software Hardware Network Communication Server Smartphones Data Upgrade Windows Business Continuity VoIP Mobile Device Management Google Virtualization Computer Efficiency Microsoft Office Disaster Recovery Mobile Office Vendor Management Miscellaneous Innovation Gadgets Social Media Holiday Android Smartphone User Tips Quick Tips Passwords Outsourced IT Mobile Computing BYOD Data Backup Windows 10 Browser WiFi Best Practice The Internet of Things Internet of Things Remote Monitoring Ransomware Bring Your Own Device Spam Network Security Alert Users Data Management Trending Wireless Technology Operating System Apple Managed IT services Remote Computing Artificial Intelligence History Data Recovery Firewall Content Filtering Going Green Current Events Gmail Information Technology Managed IT Big Data App Office Analytics IT Solutions Unified Threat Management Lithium-ion Battery Save Money IT Consultant Printer Tech Support Saving Time Avoiding Downtime Maintenance Hard Drives Customer Relationship Management Facebook Windows 8 Router Antivirus Encryption Cloud Computing Humor Tech Term Applications Business Growth VPN Apps Risk Management Application Virus Employer-Employee Relationship Website Customer Service Hacking Computers Fax Server Managed IT Services Phone System Outlook Health Collaboration Two-factor Authentication Marketing Automation Cybersecurity Excel Office Tips Retail Phishing Document Management IT service Mobile Device Digital Payment Chrome Bandwidth PowerPoint Social Networking Wi-Fi Training Infrastructure Tablet Paperless Office Office 365 iPhone User Error Password Co-Managed IT Project Management Administration Augmented Reality Presentation Government Budget Computer Repair Proactive IT Recovery Inbound Marketing Data Security Mouse Money Compliance Running Cable Social Net Neutrality Licensing Regulations Wireless Cybercrime File Sharing Save Time Wearable Technology Hosted Solution Hiring/Firing Flexibility Display Alerts Data storage Vulnerability Statistics Help Desk Robot Unified Communications HIPAA Productivity Printing Intranet Competition Business Intelligence End of Support LiFi Network Congestion Redundancy Computing Downtime Data loss Search Internet Exlporer Virtual Desktop USB Piracy Smart Technology Business Owner Mobile Security Sports Hacker User Point of Sale Programming Scam Files Twitter Mobility Analyitcs Education Safety Specifications Tip of the week IBM Settings Cost Management Healthcare Memory Software Tips Dark Web Google Drive Server Management Cooperation How To Laptop Public Cloud Cryptocurrency IT Consulting Motherboard Hard Drive Conferencing Data Warehousing Google Docs Documents Entrepreneur Staff Halloween Macro Sync Software as a Service PC Care Bitcoin Undo Data Breach Modem Cache Value People Microsoft Excel 5G PDF communications Operations eBay Scary Stories Mobile Device Managment Technology Tips Leadership Hacks Cookies Remote Support Streaming Media IT Support Blockchain New Additions Skype Print Server Gaming Console Virtual Private Network Text Messaging Technology Laws Comparison Domains Nanotechnology Work Station LinkedIn Permissions Congratulations Fun Word Law Firm IT IT Technicians Video Surveillance Virtual Reality Unified Threat Management Recycling Travel Black Friday Public Speaking Windows 8.1 Update Screen Reader Best Available eWaste Fraud Monitors Cortana Deep Learning Mirgation SaaS Access Control BDR Cyber Monday Google Wallet Smart Tech Environment Adminstration Assessment Writing Knowledge Bluetooth 3D Business Technology Storage SharePoint Samsung Identity Theft Drones Online Currency Connectivity Troubleshooting Debate IT Management Social Engineering Experience Buisness Identities Heating/Cooling Networking Migration Computer Accessories Telephony Downloads IoT Crowdfunding Distributed Denial of Service Backups Consumers Network Management Hotspot CIO Multi-Factor Security Solid State Drive Chatbots Star Wars Scheduling Managed IT Service Legal IP Address Company Culture Windows 10 Language Machine Learning Google Calendar Alt Codes Refrigeration Disaster Techology Identity Touchscreen Utility Computing Break Fix YouTube Computing Infrastructure Private Cloud Legislation Typing Digital Signature Disaster Resistance

      Top Blog

      Basically, any machine that uses fans and vents to cool itself can overheat if airflow is restricted. If you have used a laptop on your lap for an extended session, then you know what we are talking about when the computer becomes hot to the touch. Every portable device is designed a little diffe...