Computer Monitoring

Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring

Do you know if the employees are doing good job during their office hours? It is right of the employer to know about the activity of the employee. However the employee will not like the situation. They do not desire that their water break will be logged in to the record of the employer. Therefore, employer can face conflict in the workplace with the installation of the monitoring programs.

Now-a-days employers can observe the system of the employee with the help of new technologies. Many aspects of employee's activity can be analyzed through monitoring of computer terminals, telephones, voice and email. Most of the time employee's activity in the internet is unregulated. However, it can be controlled with adequate activity monitoring software. It will be possible to read most of the communication within the workplace through a software like Spytector.

Behavior of the employee can be detected through various kinds of technologies. While working through net, digital footprints are created by employees. The footprints are generally analyzed by the employer in order to understand the mannerism of the employees. Most of the employers monitor their employees in order to retain control over them. With the unregulated practices of the employee, the employer can become susceptible to law suits and harassment case. It can also lead to penalty.

According to a survey conducted by American Management and ePolicy Institute, two third of the employers are controlling the activity of the employees in order to avoid improper surfing. 65% of computers are blocked by the employer to reduce malpractice of the employees. With the time, the incident of monitoring employee is increasing. Employers are concerned about visiting of social networking site, adult sites and gaming site by the employee. Therefore these sites are usually blocked by the employers through activity monitoring software.

It is possible to monitor the employee on the basis of keystrokes, contents and keyboard timing etc. Monitoring on the employee can be done through the video as well. It is mostly done for protecting the company from theft, sabotage and violence. Job performance of the employee can be monitored in this way as well.

Types of Computer Monitoring

If you are doing a job that is related to the computer then several kinds of monitoring options can be utilized.

With the help of the computer software, employer can see the screen of the employee's computer in real time. It is possible to see what is stored in the hard drive and computer terminal of the employee. Surfing in the net and email system can be monitored in this way as well.

People with the data entry and word processing jobs can be analyzed on the basis of keystrokes. There are systems that can tell about the keystrokes per hour of an individual. If the keystrokes per hour are below the standard then the individual can go through further scrutiny.

Time spent away from computer can be monitored as well. It will help the employer to know about the dedication of the employee towards the company. Without proper monitoring system, the productivity of the company can be damaged.
Spytector
Fully Undetectable Keylogger

Undetectable Keylogger

Spytector is the most stealth and undetectable spy software. Spytector perfect keylogger is tracking and recording all the activities of PC users (keystrokes, chat sessions, visited websites, applications, opened windows etc.) and the logs are delivered to you via Email or FTP (in stealth mode).

Spytector keylogger is fully compatible with Windows 2k, XP, Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8 (32bit and 64bit).

- perfect for remote deployment
- smallest server size
- completely invisible and undetectable
- bypasses firewalls
- retrieves protected storage passwords
- retrieves the passwords stored in Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Internet Explorer etc.
- retrieves both sides of chat (AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo)

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Spytector Features

Monitoring Features

  • keystrokes
  • websites
  • both sides of chat (AIM, ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger)
  • applications
  • keylogging filter (only specific websites/windows are tracked)
  • clipboard monitoring
  • boot events
  • passwords

Keylogger Features

  • remotely deployable
  • option to find the locally stored passwords for FireFox, Opera, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, GoogleTalk, Outlook, Windows Live Messenger
  • option to include URL history in the log
  • the logs can be received either when they reached a minimum size or at specified day intervals
  • full compatibility with Windows 2k, XP, VISTA, Windows 7, Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • both small and large icons of the server can be changed
  • editable "server" name, log name, log size
  • smart keylogging (BACKSPACE is applied)
  • melting option
  • warning message option
  • option to uninstall the keylogger after a specifed number of sent logs
  • option to uninstall the keylogger with a specified hotkey
  • option to uninstall the keylogger by checking HTTP
  • delay (the server will be active after a specified time or after boot)
Security Features
  • totally invisible and undetectable keylogger
  • advanced firewall bypass techniques (the keylogger is undetectable by many local firewalls)
  • stealth reports delivery
  • local encrypted logfiles
  • optional encryption for delivered logs
  • encrypted settings
  • over-writing protection
  • password protected configuration
  • password protected uninstallation for the main application
  • protection against uninstallation
  • option to disable the System Restore feature (2k, XP)
  • option to restrict the access to specified websites
  • option to restrict the access to specified applications
Main Application Features
  • built-in log viewer utility
  • option to save the settings
  • the logs can be saved as RTF and HTML files
  • multi-language interface
  • editable "server" name, log name, log size, startup key name
  • all the mentioned "server" features are editable from the main application
  • local logfile retrieving
  • skinnable interface