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World Wide Web

All resources and users on the Internet that use HTTP protocols.

World Wide Web

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Q. Is surfing the internet good for your brain? I am 72 and I just discovered computers and the internet at our library. I find myself fascinated by it and I spend hours in front of the computer. Is surfing the internet good for your brain?

A. This is a very current question that people ask and the answer is YES it is. A recent study showed that adults who surf the internet regularly engage larger parts of their brain when doing so compared to adults who rarely surf.

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Offered to a growing number of ISPs across the United States, the Aladdin eSafe SecureSurfing solution proves increasingly appealing, as they can offer their customers a worry-free Web surfing experience without requiring any massive capital expenditures or other upfront costs," said Tsion Gonen, vice president of the Aladdin eSafe Business Unit.
Many employers find that the most effective Internet access policies tolerate a moderate amount of non-business related Web surfing.
SecureSurf is an elegant service that does not inhibit Web surfing and provides a comprehensive DNS lookup plus proxy approach to Web filtering," said Joel Smith, chief technology officer at AppRiver.
The combination of the WebTV expertise in bringing the Web to television and eTour's highly efficient one-click web surfing service, makes the two services a natural fit, allowing the more than 1,000,000 WebTV subscribers to easily surf the Web according to their interests.
While there are many tools on the market that identify bandwidth usage by IP address, Metron is the only solution that follows each person's bandwidth usage in real-time and tracks each person's time spent web surfing or chatting.
Twenty-nine percent of those surveyed suffer between one and five spyware incidents each week, with the vast majority of these incidents coming as a result of employee Web surfing (71% of spyware comes from Web surfing and 26% via spam e-mail).
ESET's software is powered by ThreatSense(R) Technology, which utilizes sophisticated advanced heuristics technology to detect and stop attacks before they can harm or exploit users' data, delivering peace of mind to the Web surfing public that uses Internet Explorer.
Protection is achieved through effective tools that prevent employees from using network resources for prohibited activities, such as Web surfing and accessing inappropriate online content.
Maxthon is built on Microsoft Internet Explorer to provide a customizable browser interface with clever features that create a more personalized Web surfing experience.
Log data from proxy appliances is critical for companies seeking to audit Web surfing activity and Web security policies, and to archive unaltered log data for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, legal inquiries and network forensics.
This latest addition to the growing Layton Technology portfolio of easy-to-use and cost-effective network management solutions helps organizations gain a more thorough understanding of employee Web surfing habits with accurate and timely data, enabling a greater ability to enforce corporate policies and procedures, thus increasing employee productivity.