sdcug (San Diego Cisco Users Group) meeting............
rshimizu at consultant.com
Fri Mar 19 14:56:22 PST 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: Tracy R Reed <treed at copilotconsulting.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 14:22:07 -0800
To: kplug-list at kernel-panic.org
Subject: Re: sdcug (San Diego Cisco Users Group) meeting............
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 01:53:34PM -0800, Randall Shimizu spake thusly:
> > Self Defense Network iniatiative
> > 3/24/04
> > 6-8pm
> Can anyone explain to me in a nutshell what this "self defense" stuff is
> all about? I could go to their meeting and I may but I'm really not sure
> it will be worth the time if it's just a bunch of hype. At this point I
> don't see how switches and routers can prevent the boss' little girl from
> downloading a virus like on their commercial. Are they talking about
> network intrusion detection systems and antivirus type stuff? Lots of
> companies (including my own) provide that sort of functionality.
It's a new field, but till now technologies like IDS and firewalls are reactive as opposed pro-active. From what I gather Cisco's product has the ability to stop processes if they are harmful.
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