Length of Time That Employee- and IT-Deployed Instant Messaging Has Been in Use
Have any of your employees ever been fired for looking at other employees' email or instant messaging conversations without having permission to do so?
Single adults are more likely to log on to instant messaging at least once a day (64 percent) compared to married adults (49 percent).
More than one in four (41 percent) say that instant messaging makes them more productive in the workplace.
Followap is the leading provider of Presence and Instant Messaging
solutions to the telecommunications industry.
Counting its new relationship with IBM, AOL's instant messaging services will reach more than 75 percent of all enterprise instant messaging users.
The AIM service is an integrated communications client that offers instant messaging, email and SMS mobile texting as well as voice and video chat services.
The astonishing conclusion of these survey results is that organizations have spent millions of dollars and man-hours securing their email systems, but have barely begun to address the rapidly growing threat of virus, worm or malicious code attack through employee use of instant messaging
," said Don Montgomery, vice president of marketing at Akonix.
The "2006 Real-Time Communications Security Threat Report" and the "Top 5 Instant Messaging
Security Risks for 2006" are available free of charge by visiting the IMlogic Threat Center at http://www.
is the market leader in instant messaging
management and security software.
Parents, grandparents and professionals are all using instant messaging
to stay in touch and enhance their day-to-day communications.
The complexity of the instant messaging
protocols, the lack of widely deployed standards, and the significant challenge of managing "real-time" applications has traditionally posed technology barriers for the industry to widely incorporate IM management into integrated solutions.