Fears over network security and the ease with which it can be compromised have given rise to a plethora of managed services with anti-virus and email scanning prime examples. Qualys is a good example of this approach, offering a managed service that promises to tell you how vulnerable your network is to external attack.
Stories by Dave Mitchell
By now it should go without saying that companies without a coherent anti-virus strategy are asking for trouble. The bottom line is that network-wide infections cost businesses money – big money – so there is no excuse for failing to protect your assets. There are certainly plenty of software choices and the latest eTrust Antivirus 7.0 from Computer Associates delivers enterprise level anti-virus protection for servers and workstations along with quality management features.