Are you one of those people who loves Firefox even though your company standard is to use Internet Explorer? Do you hanker for Safari, even though your IT team have pre-installed Firefox onto your desktop?
Well, stop reading now – because I’m about to ruin your day.
In an online poll*, Sophos found that seven out of 10 network administrators wanted greater control over what web browser their workers installed and used. In other words, most of them don’t want you to run Firefox if they have chosen Internet Explorer for the company, and vice versa.
One typical example is Nick C Beagin, an administrator at Alleyn’s School in London.
Nick says, “For me it was a constant battle to keep Firefox and Opera off my network, but I have one less worry now. Messenger and other chat application blocking is also a bonus.”
The application control functionality built into Sophos’s solution means that a long list of web…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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