WatchGuard Technologies, one of the key players in the secure appliances and unified threat management (UMT) field, has just released a summary of its research conducted by WatchGuard's Rapid Response team. By tracking attack patterns over the last three years, they have identified the five key threats afflicting the enterprise:
- DNS system attacks
- Virus and malware
- Buggy Web applications
- Hacking for profit
- End users
Obviously, unless you just started using a PC this morning, the above list would hardly be a revelation.
Still, it got me thinking about what TR members and other IT professionals would consider their foremost headache on a day-to-day basis. It has been a while since we last did a poll, so here goes.
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Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.