Security

Combating spyware in the enterprise

I just posted a new Rootcast on combating spyware in the enterprise. During this 15-minute interview, Debra Shinder, technology consultant and security expert, discusses the increasing threat spyware poses to the enterprise. Mrs. Shinder explains the differences between spyware and viruses and outlines the different spyware types. She also answers TechRepublic members' questions about fighting spyware–covering topics from Windows Defender to third-party spyware solutions. As a former police officer and author of Scene of the Cybercrime: Computer Forensics Handbook, Debra Shinder brings a unique perspective to the spyware discussion that I think IT pros and end users alike will find useful.

You can listen to the podcast online or download the MP3 file and listen to it later. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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