Vendors and victims need to share malware data


A culture of secrecy surrounding organisations and anti malware vendors is damaging the fight against malicious threats, according to email security specialist IronPort.

The firm's vice president of technology, Patrick Peterson, told IT Week that despite data breach notification laws in the US, many firms try to hide the evidence of malicious attacks on their systems because of the adverse publicity that could result from their disclosure. Vendors and victims need to share malware data - IT Week

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