There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based, and managed services. Each needs to be evaluated against several key buying criteria, including the accuracy of threat protection, ease of installation and use, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn about the benefits of each category, and how they deal with all manner of web-borne security threats, including inappropriate use of the Web.
for business. For instance, TCO is significantly higher than initial purchase price and installation/maintenance will require substantial, ongoing commitment of in-house resources. Managed services, on the other hand, offer valuable benefits: lower TCO, minimal commitment of in-house resources, and constant, uninterrupted protection against inappropriate web use and the increasing threat posed by web-born viruses and spyware. MessageLabs is a global leader in managed web security services. Providing a sol