Whitepaper - Protection for Mac and Linux computers

Tuesday, 18 November 2008, 3:33 PM EST

Learn how protecting computers running Linux, UNIX, Mac and the like, can prevent Windows malware being stored and distributed across your IT network reducing the risks to business continuity and integrity.

The current risk to computers running non-Windows platforms is small but growing. As Macs and Linux computers become more prevalent within organizations, they are likely to become more of a target for hackers as a way in to the rest of the network and a means of infecting websites. This paper investigates the real threat from non-Windows platforms. It discusses the dangers of them distributing Windows viruses, examines the implications of their growing popularity, and highlights regulatory pressure to protect them.

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