[unisog] Request Opinions on Anti-Virus Software

Brian Milner Brian.Milner at brunel.ac.uk
Tue Jun 7 15:33:14 GMT 2005


From: Rand P. Hall
> 1) All of this talk about email-borne viruses. I thought most
> [...] 
> Mitigation can be helped along by using multiple A/V products in your
> data path, using enterprise solutions like McAfee's EPO to facilitate
> ultrafast DAT distribution, user education, and using you're A/V's
> proactive features like McAfee's buffer overflow protection 
> and outbound access protection.

Agreed. Amongst our weaponry are such diverse elements as: 

	Layer 1: Sophos on Ironmail 
	Layer 2: Attachment filtering on Ironmail 
	Layer 3: Antigen 
	Layer 4: McAfee on the PCs themselves 

We use Exchange 2003, which also has some defence capability against email bourne malware. 
:) 
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Brian Milner 
Computer Centre 
Brunel University
London, UK



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