A layered approach to network security

Wednesday, 24 August 2005, 4:20 AM EST

Fresh off a company conference call where the primary topic was this week's Windows Plug and Play worm, Arun DeSouza was asked for his thoughts on this most recent major attack on the operating system.

Much has been made of the fact that the time between vulnerability announcements and the emergence of an exploit keeps shrinking to the point where it is almost non-existent.

By Margie Semilof at SearchNetworking.

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