Keeping the bad guys out
Forget the good old days of Internet security when administrators had time to study vulnerabilities and threats, determine which parts of the enterprise were at risk and devise well-tested ways for handling attacks.
Today, there are many more threats to handle and increasingly less time in which to handle them. And zero-day threats loom on the horizon — attacks that target unannounced vulnerabilities before a patch is available. Such intrusions will make recent fast-moving attacks such as the Slammer, Blaster and Sasser worms look like crawlers.
By Brian Robinson at FCW.
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