4 Unreasonable Security Practices You're Probably Following
Dec 08, 2009, 01:34 (1 Talkback[s])
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"This is exactly what we as security practitioners, law makers
and auditors are selling to the enterprise. Personally, I think the
term "coasting on inertia" is a perfect way to describe the
antivirus industry as we know it today. Threat landscapes have
changed so much that it's actually laughable to believe antivirus
does anything more than stop stupid.
"Yet regulatory compliance efforts and best practices all still
tell us that antivirus is a critical part of a security program.
Sure, in 1996 it may have been, but look at any of the latest
techniques being used for fraud or data theft. How many use worms
or traditional techniques?"