I rather feel your contents are too generic for the topic.
Why dont you provide something more practical. I'm not sure about other, but
I wouldnt like to have a theory class on virus architecture just to know what
software/configuration is needed to prevent them. It sometimes feels good to
We have antivirus filtering in our gateways. Why would I want to know the
'break down' of a virus? All I would like to hear is what the virus does,
what is the threat level, what I should do in my gateway to prevent it from
entering the network.
2. Linux doesn't need a virus - Carelessness is enuff.This is THEORY. Giving a practical solution to 'virus filtering on a linux
3. Why Linux on the Gateway ?But isnt the topic about virus filtering on a 'linux gateway'. This point
I am planning to give a talk on "Virus Filtering using a Linux
Gateway" in the coming ilugc meet (Jan 10th 2004).
thought would share the draft with you people to learn more of what
you expect :). i invite your flames/suggestions.
the rough draft of my talk, ppl:
1. What do you want to have today? - Viruses, worms and other slimy
creatures on the menu.
goes through types of malicious programs, and other interesting
snippets/trivia. also will include a complete break down of a virus(
maybe with source itself ).
2. Linux doesn't need a virus - Carelessness is enuff.
to make people understand the responsibilities that linux brings with it.
3. Why Linux on the Gateway ?
explains the unbeatable features on Linux that makes it 'DA' gateway of
choice for any organisation.
4. open is secure - open source to the rescue !!!
will talk of the different open source options available and also give a
plug for openprotect - opencomputing's open source project.
hope that covers all the questions, people will expect to be answered.
K.M.Ganesh | Mobile: +91 (0) 9444080290
Opencomputing Technologies | http://opencompt.com
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