eSniff Inc., of Englewood, Colo., has unveiled a new patent-pending monitoring technology, eSniff 1100, which reviews all internet traffic and reports suspected violations of a schoolÕs internet policy to a designated individual.
Unlike many blocking and filtering solutions that inhibit legitimate learning opportunities, eSniff sits passively on a computer network and does not restrict student access to the internet, according to the company. Instead, it uses advanced linguistic analysis to analyze all network traffic-including internet, intranet, eMail, chat, FTP, telnet, and print jobs-to identify, isolate, and store activities deemed inappropriate according to the schoolÕs acceptable-use policy.
eSniff acts like a...
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