Feeds

Pakistan to distribute free Net Porn filters

Belt and braces

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Pakistan is to issue free software to Net users to help them filter out porn. Pakistan Telecom, the country's national phone company, already blocks access to 1,800 or so "corrupt and evil" porn web sites at the ISP level.

According to the telecoms firm, approximately 60 per cent of Pakistan's one million Internet users visit porn sites. A recent proliferation of Internet cafes is also expanding the Net population, Reuters reports.

Pakistan is developing its own content filtering software and it will distribute the result free later this year by way of download from a government site. ®

Related stories

Blocking Internet porn in Iran
China closes 17,488 Net cafes
Nortel helping China to overhaul state surveillance architecture
Net Chinese cybercafes dubbed 'electronic heroin'
Bush relaxes computer export controls
Internet anonymity for Windows power users
Do-it-yourself Internet anonymity

Top three mobile application threats

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.