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Antivirus Tool Fail: Blocking Success Varies By 58%

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A very interesting article which highlights the need for network security.  Antivirus and software “security suites” are just not enough.

At a minimum, a small business should incorporate a hardware firewall, antivirus and other tools.  Regular system maintenance and check-ups are also important.  You would be surprised at how many prospective clients I visit that do not even have antivirus software installed on their workstations, servers and laptops.  Article from Information Week:

Only two of 13 endpoint security software scanners blocked more than 80% of known exploits, NSS Labs study reports.

Antivirus Tool Fail: Blocking Success Varies By 58%