Keeping infections at bay and your reputation intact
- COMPUTER SAFETY 101. Adams, Jonathan // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);9/22/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 12, p73
The article offers tips for computer safety by recommending the use of antivirus software and a firewall, and the practice of safe e-mailing.
- MSP secures company's e-mail. // Communications News;Jun2002, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the application of SkyScan AV managed e-mail security service from MessageLab at Air Products in an effort to prevent e-mail-borne virus. Products and services offered by Air Products; Benefits from the security service.
- 'Net Buzz. McNamara, Paul // Network World;3/1/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p58
Discusses the need for punishing employees responsible for unleashing computer viruses onto corporate computer networks. Tendency of some employees to open up e-mail attachments; Costs of virus infections.
- Start-up takes new anti-virus tack. Fontana, John // Network World;10/4/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p17
This article reports that start-up Avinti is putting a virtual server twist on a well-known concept which is the quashing of viruses that use e-mail as their delivery vehicle. The company is set to unveil its isolation Server, a virus-blocking technology that uses a virtual server to open e-mail...
- PREPARATION, PROTECTION, AND PRODUCTIVITY. // Windows IT Pro;Sep2006, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p2
The article recommends some solutions to problems related to computer protection and productivity which can be downloaded from the Web site of the "Windows IT Pro" periodical. It includes a full electronic book which provides guide for maintaining computer servers, the CounterSpy Enterprise...
- 10 QUICK Fixes for SECURITY Nightmares. Larkin, Erik // PC World;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p117
This article offers tips on protecting personal computers from online attacks and other computer viruses. Computer users should turn on the automatic update feature for any software. Tools, such as ThreatFire and Secunia's Personal Software Inspector can help prevent attacks. Computer users can...
- Top Ten Facts On Spam Firewalls. // Database & Network Journal;Aug2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p22
Using a spam wall to block spam is the most advantageous and efficient way for an organization to keep unsolicited email from reaching the network, server, and end user inboxes. Spam firewalls offload spam filtering from the email server, increase server bandwidth and free up network resources....
- E-Mail: How Did We Survive Without It? Imsdahl, Shane // Supply House Times;Oct2005, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p62
Discusses how small businesses can protect their e-mail system as a valuable business tool. Best practice for avoiding e-mail viruses; Use of spam filters to catch legitimate e-mails; Best defense against phishing.
- Internet security may rest with intrusion prevention. Tolly, Kevin // Network World;3/17/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p18
Discusses the capabilities of intrusion-prevention systems (IPS) in Internet security. Limitations of intrusion-detection systems; Three primary factors to consider in any benchmark of IPS products; Number of malicious attacks that the IPS can filter.