Securing PC Users, In Spite of Themselves

Ross, Alan
September 2007
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2007, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p118
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significance of security measures for the enterprise network and its many devices given the complexities of risk factors. It is noted that the secure configuration management is an integrated and pragmatic approach to protecting devices and the network despite user mischief and other factors. As a matter of fact, the building and provisioning of clients is the first element in the secure configuration management domain.


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