Smart advice: security tactics

Tuesday, 10 May 2005, 6:05 AM EST

Should we use security appliances for firewalls, virtual-private-network (VPN) access, etc., or would we be better off deploying security software on general-purpose servers?

Network security is serious business. The flood of viruses, spam, spyware, and other attacks on computer networks seems almost unstoppable. The recentCSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey documents that security breaches were responsible for more than $140 million in business losses at the 494 companies surveyed in 2004.

At the EE Product Center.

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