While many businesses these days have policies in place that prohibit employees from peer-to-peer file sharing in the office, this activity occurs on a significant percentage of company networks.

Beyond the dangers of downloading copyrighted material and breaking corporate policies, employees that engage in peer to peer file sharing could be bringing malware onto corporate networks without their knowledge.

BitSight recently observed the use of the BitTorrent protocol for over 37,000 entities and found that over 40% of torrented applications contain malicious software.

This on-demand webinar explores:

  • the correlation between BitTorrent activity and botnet infections
  • the percentage of torrented applications that contain malware
  • which industries face the greatest challenges with peer to peer file sharing
On-Demand: How Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Impacts Security Performance