Tag: Antivirus

When Insecure Really Isn’t

Encrypted is good. Clear-text is bad. AV is good. Not having AV is bad. Those are the messages we have been receiving and teaching for some time now. And while they do contain sound security advice, it is important to also

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When Best Practice Really Isn’t: No AV on Mail Servers

A conversation with a McAfee engineer last week reminded me of something I have occasionally encountered over the years: Windows mail server admins who insist that file system AV isn’t necessary on their server. The logic for this has always

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