Spyware and data protection

Spyware, so often considered a secondary threat, should be taken just as seriously as a network worm. Rather than leaving protection against these types of codes to a supposedly specialist tool, it should be entrusted to companies with proven technologies for dealing with malicious codes.

Specific anti-spyware tools fail to cover many current Internet threats, while an integrated solution is going to offer a far more secure global protection.

Consequently, systems must be protected against:

“Classic” threats, such as viruses, Trojans, worms etc. This point is covered by classic anti-virus protections, so long as they are of the required quality and have the updates necessary. Spyware and data protection - IT Observer

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 21st February 2006 7:16AM