Malware detection and prevention fundamentals

It's no secret that all organizations, regardless of size, need to prevent and detect malware at the network and host levels. The sophistication of malware, particularly bots, is growing rapidly, and the number and types of malware variants released is increasing, too. For midmarket companies, what's the best way to win this arms race with attackers? There are many considerations, and we'll cover the following in this videocast:

  • Malware basics, with details on some of the newer malware types and capabilities seen today
  • New detection and prevention tools such as whitelisting and application-aware firewalls
  • Differences in standalone antivirus gateways versus Unified Threat Management (UTM) systems, and new capabilities in system-level detection and prevention tools
  • The Pros and Cons of running anti-malware tools and handling malware-related incidents in-house versus outsourcing and leveraging consulting services

 

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