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Why email attachements are still dangerous

It's been nearly three years since I first wrote about scanning viruses at the gateway using signature-based virus scanning systems in response to Gartner's prediction of the death of signature-based virus scanning systems. Gartner declared the death of signature-based virus scanning systems back in August 2001, but that was about as accurate as any of their other predictions.

October 31, 2004 by George Ou


Are users really to blame for poor security?

In two recent stories about authentication and security, much hoopla was made about the lack of password security. In Dan Farber's blog about a 2004 Identity Management Survey, EDS and IAPP concluded it was really the humans that were at fault for the lack of cybersecurity.

October 27, 2004 by George Ou