I recently installed a web proxy at my workplace. I don’t understand why, should this be OK? What are the reasons to use a proxy at work? IMO using a proxy at work is a wrong decision.
- Caching frequently accessed content
- Controlling and/or monitoring site access to ensure conformance with internal or external regulations and usage policies
- Enabling intrusion detection systems and groupware filters to trap viruses or other malicious payloads
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