Pornographic material--not just an internet problem.
Andey Churly, PixAlert Home Office Minister Paul Goggins Paul Goggins (born 16 June, 1953) is a British Labour Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Wythenshawe and Sale East, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. announced that the Government intends to ban the possession of extreme pornographic material. Under these proposals, it would be an offence to possess images depicting scenes of serious sexual violence and other obscene material. But while the main focus is on eracking down on new material being downloaded from Internet sites, illicit images are already common on desktops and networks and can be introduced via the new generation of digital devices such as USB keys, digital cameras, mobile phones, discs, NIEP NIEP National Institute for Earth Physics (Romania)
NIEP Natural and Induced Environments Panel 3 Players, portable hard disks and unsecured wireless networks. Furthermore, standard web filtering Blocking access to unwanted Internet content. Businesses can block content based on traffic type. For example, Web access might be allowed, but file transfers may not. Content can also be blocked by site, using lists of URLs cataloged by content that are updated frequently. methods to prevent images being accessed from the Internet can easily be by-passed through the use of secure Internet proxies, embedded content and file encryption. Another common assumption is that most of this activity goes on in homes yet, according to according to
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3. the Society of Human Resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. Management, 70% of internet pom traffic occurs during working hours.
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publicized case last year, at the UK Department of Works and Pensions, 2 million pornographic images were found on the network and even more worryingly 18,000 illegal images. With the potential new classification of illegal material this figure may well have been even greater. Under existing UK legislation, companies and their senior managers can already be criminally and civilly liable for illegal and inappropriate images found in the workplace. Yet in a recent survey conducted by PixAtert and The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the leading professional body for those involved in the field of personnel, training and development. Membership of the CIPD is highly respected and widely accepted by employers as a requirement of practice. , over 50% or managers were unaware of this.
While this proposed new Government legislation will help further raise awareness and help deter this unacceptable behaviour, the only way to reduce corporate exposure and stop illicit images in the workplace is by monitoring what people are actually looking at on the desktops and auditing corporate IT assets in order to find and remove legacy material.
There is no doubt that the proposed new legislation is a positive step and could be a useful deterrent but this needs to be combined with greater awareness and use of preventative technologies, particularly in the workplace, In particular, it is important to recognise that the important issue is in the nature of the content ... not where it was accessed. This is not an Internet problem, pomographic and illegal images can originate from many sources.