[CentOS] antivirus sniffer/scanner for networks

Tue Oct 10 18:52:54 UTC 2006
centos at 911networks.com <centos at 911networks.com>

On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 13:14:17 -0500
David Thompson <thomas at cs.wisc.edu> wrote:

> This is very clever, but I wonder, unless you control employees
> laptops one way or another, it seems like employee laptops would
> only be marginally better than unknown, external hosts in terms of
> malware.  What's your experience on this, or how do you guarantee
> that employee laptops are clean?

1. I have beaten them into submission.
2. It's not the employee's laptop, it's the company's laptop, so the
employees are told what they can do and cannot do. They don't
really want to loose their job because they have crashed the network
or deleted the corporate word documents...
3. I regularly oversee all the laptops, just like the desktops.
4. If there are problem people, it's not my problem, it's a
management problem. Management does not want to loose all the data or
the network.

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