[Esa-l] Outgoing Mail

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Tue Aug 14 06:53:12 PDT 2001

On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Brent Wallis wrote:

> In a large system of users...1000 plus (or even small numbers like
> 15), expecting each and every one to update their AV would have to
> be "optimistic".....I have yet to see an organisation that is able
> to place theior hands on their heart and swear that they KNOW that
> every users AV is up to date.

Enterprise AV packages allow you to configure automatic updates from
the central repository. Every desktop in our company is automatically
kept up-to-date, unless the user has taken steps to turn the AV
software OFF.

> The days of the "Nazi" Sysadmin are slowly fading...

Try telling *my* users that... :)

> In my own experience, every place that John's scanner has been
> enabled experiences a drop in unexpected Winblows errors...

{blink} I hadn't expected *that* side effect. Glad to be of service!

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