Good methods foster security

Tuesday, 25 May 2004, 12:18 AM EST

Software engineering expert Martyn Thomas explains how IT disciplines and management practices can help to minimise risk.

IT Week: Many organisations fell victim to the recent Sobig and Blaster attacks. To what extent are the latest viruses, worms and hack attacks succeeding because of the practices of firms and users?

Martyn Thomas: The various recent attacks are primarily caused by rogue developers, but also people should not leave their machines vulnerable. Most internet ports and application services that can introduce vulnerabilities should be disabled by default.

By Martin Veitch at vnunet.

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