Using SIM software to deal with security overload

Friday, 31 December 2004, 9:15 AM EST

George Washington had some excellent advice on the topic of security: ''Offensive operations, often times, are the surest, if not the only means of defense.''

Unfortunately, when it comes to securing the network, that usually isn't an option. Although it would be effective, police tend to frown on companies hiring roving bands of mercenaries to hunt down and eradicate hackers. That leaves administrators with the task of assembling a vast and expanding array of defensive security devices, software and procedures in a not always successful attempt to anticipate and prevent intrusion. +

By Drew Robb at Datamation.

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