Antivirus Usage Patterns Reveal Hints about its Effectiveness

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Minimalist, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    http://www.networkworld.com/article...rns-reveal-hints-about-its-effectiveness.html
     
  2. Mayahana

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    Working for the 4th rated MSP in the world I question these figures. Changing a deployed AV is fairly 'rare' in the business, even in the face of the product not fully living up to expectations. It's actually pretty difficult to get a company to change. Yearly? Not on their lives! I've only seen one client 'sort of' start to change AV's and that was moving away from MSE over to Trend. Also, I haven't run in any company using 'multiple' AV solutions, this goes against all best practices. I wonder if they were polling major IT management/MSP firms, or inhouse IT? I assume mostly in-house IT, and not surprising those aren't managed correctly, or with best practices, and they change products more often.
     
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