> > However, keep in mind that encrypted
> > transmissions are slightly less likely to contain viruses anyway.
> This is what I call a 'gratuitous assertion'. Please provide a
> rationale for this statement. I would argue that encrypted traffic
> is no less susceptible to contain virus-infected data (executable
> attachments or any other transmittable virus) than unencrypted
Agreed 100%. I'd argue that if you're going to let encrypted traffic
through at all, you must prioritize effective desktop checking, since
that may be the only chance you get to scan it.
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