Colleges Brace for Malware Wave

While returning to school may only be a fleeting thought for most students at this time of year, it's top of mind for the folks charged with keeping university networks free from a host of electronic nasties.

"Fall is definitely the worst time for viruses and things wrong with computers on the network," Tim Cantin, IT Director for Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., told the ECommerce Times.

Colleges and universities have some unique security problems facing their networks, noted Andres Kohn, vice president for product management for Proofpoint, of Cupertino, Calif., a provider of anti-spam and e-mail security software for large enterprises. Technology News: Viruses & Malware: Colleges Brace for Malware Wave

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