True, it is a lot of trouble to update software on all the clients, but
it also a lot of trouble chasing up and iradicating the virus introduced
by the floppy from home or some other "non-centrally-scannable" source.
I vote for the tiered approach. Depends on your level of paranoia and
the depth of the corporate pockets, I spose....ACH
Ziv Dascalu wrote:
> --- On Tue, 22 Apr 1997 07:37:10 -0400 (EDT) Jim Littlefield <little @
> > On Mon, 21 Apr 1997, David Harley wrote:
> > > I wouldn't say that. As long as (1) it's used as a supplement, not as a
> > > main or sole defence (2) as long as your system is up to the additional
> > > latency.
> > You used the key word, "supplement". My point was that someone trying to
> > save a buck by performing virus detection on the firewall only deserves
> > everything they get.
> I think that is more a matter of saving the trouble of updating software
> on all the client machines.
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