Best practices: avoiding computer worms

Wednesday, 3 December 2003, 1:11 PM EST

Despite the stories pervading headlines about computer criminals, a disproportionate number of security incidents occur because that age-old problem: user error. For example, the simplest and least expensive form of attack is often social engineeringópretending to be someone to get access to business passwords, network information or the like.

To cut the costs of user error, itís up to security administrators to properly train, and re-train, employees about the dos and doníts that lead to improved corporate security.

Anti-virus vendor F-Secure released its top recommendations for corporate users to mitigate worms.

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