[THIN] Re: OT: Anti-Virus Vendors (AGAIN)

Mallesons Stephen Jaques
www.mallesons.com

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we just use EPO 3.0 from mcafee

it confgures all our servers and pc from one console, grabs the dats =
whenever we want, pushes out to out global repositories and tells the =
clients to get the new dat from the nearest repository (ie their local =
file server)

all via http 80 and 81 traffic

awesome tool

John Rowlandson
Technical Support Specialist
Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Sydney
T +61 2 9296 3653
F +61 2 9296 3999
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-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
Behalf Of Euan Cooper
Sent: Thursday, 12 February 2004 1:53 PM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Anti-Virus Vendors (AGAIN)


Sometimes you have to make the best use of what you have - in my current =
job
I inherited McAfee TVD.   At the time we had just renewed our two year
contract with McAfee and given that they had never had a major virus
outbreak the chance of getting any money for any thing else was
non-existent. =20

With a bit of scripting I was able to fully automate the update process.

Then again no matter how good your antivirus software is there is always =
a
lead time between a new virus being discovered in the wild and the anti
virus software vendors having an update to detect it.  =20

In my last job I shut down the SMTP gateway for half a day during the
explorer.zip worm outbreak.  I took a lot of flack from some of the PHBs
around the place but we didn't get caught either!  A few months after I =
left
they did get hit with the love bug and had their e-mail system down for
several days.   As I have mentioned before - you cannot rely on your =
users
not to open attachments - so you have to stop them from ever getting =
virus
infected ones.

-Ec

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Durbin [mailto:techlists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, 12 February 2004 2:56 p.m.
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Anti-Virus Vendors (AGAIN)


I suppose it could be scripted even without FTP availability. But if =
other
vendors make it easier AND they're better at finding viruses, why even
bother with Symantec? I won't be recommending it to anyone in the =
future.

JD=20

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