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How to win the war on worms

Understand the nature of the worm threat and its consequences to network architecture.

This presentation by Pete Lindstrom, Research Director of Spire Security, was given at Information Security Decisions Spring 2005.

For the past two years, worms have dominated security discussions because they're a primary threat to enterprises. These fast moving attacks can quickly consume bandwidth and PCs, overwhelming any organization. Enter intrusion prevention solutions (IPSes) that bolster works with perimeter firewalls to keep mobile code out and to monitor internal traffic for malicious activity. In this comprehensive panel discussion industry pundits zero in on the nature of the worm threat, its consequences to network architecture and the growth in popularity of IPS solutions to address the problem.

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This was last published in May 2005

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