Articles on the use and abuse of e-mail are some of the most popular features at TechRepublic. One of these articles, “Another e-mail virus: Yada, yada, yada,” was such a hit, in fact, that you made it the most-read article of 2000 in the IT Manager Republic.
The article appeared on June 1, 2000, not long after the ILOVEYOU virus struck computers around the world.
During this week, TechRepublic has presented the most-read articles of 2000 in IT Manager. Follow these links to revisit these popular articles:
- Number 5: “Searching the soul of an IT job applicant”
- Number 4: “Developing an effective IT project proposal”
- Number 3: “Feds fight IT labor shortage with training incentives”
- Number 2: “Exchange tip: Don’t tell everyone”
What the article promises is a way to get out of the “discover the virus, fix the effect of the virus” loop. Security experts offer suggestions such as establishing a policy, reminding users of the policy, and then having users share in the responsibility of enforcing the policy.
The article discusses several different ways to implement these recommendations. Read “Another e-mail virus: Yada, yada, yada” to see if your organization is on its way to getting off the e-mail virus merry-go-round.
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