Premium Content

Access "The Demise in Effectiveness of Signature and Heuristic Based Antivirus"

Demised Effectiveness-of-Signature-&-Heuristic-Antivirus(1361196782_182).jpg

Sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com

Today there is an urgent emphasis being placed by vendors on the need for antivirus to be installed on an increasing number of computing platforms used within organisations. The aim of this is to satisfy risk controls while also forming part of an organisation’s technical information security strategy. This market demand for antivirus has led to a number of security products which do little to actually protect the user, their data or the organisation.  Access >>>

Table of contents

  • The ineffective nature of signature and heuristics based AV
  • Heuristics are readily bypassed
  • Security Products are not always secure products

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • The Technology Industry Survey 2015
    MS_tech_survey.jpg
    E-Handbook

    This is the fourth annual Technology Industry Survey, produced by Computer Weekly and Mortimer Spinks. This year, 3,408 technology professionals ...

  • Winning security use cases in the Computer Weekly European 2014 Awards
    CW_European_User_Awards_2014_security-252.jpg
    E-Handbook

    Warwick Ashford presents five IT security case studies selected from the winners of Computer Weekly's European User Awards.

  • Winning enterprise software use cases in the CW European 2014 Awards
    CW-EuroUserAwards-2014-252.jpg
    E-Handbook

    Brian McKenna presents five enterprise software case studies selected from the winners of Computer Weekly's European User Awards 2014.