How does your company deal with malware?

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Thu Aug 26 09:59:36 MDT 2010

On 26 Aug 2010, at 09:57, Christer Edwards wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Charles Curley
> <charlescurley at> wrote:
>>> My company is proposing installing an NTLM-based filtering proxy
>>> and shutting down all other internet access. This of course is not too
>> friendly to Linux users. What does your company do to deal with
>> malware?
> My company has, maybe, a half-dozen Windows users. The rest of the
> company is on Linux (primarily Ubuntu). We don't have an issue. I
> imagine if/when we do, we'll simply migrate those users to Linux.
> I heard (I could be way off here) that is the policy at Xmission.
> Employees can use Windows, but once they get burned with
> viruses/malware/etc, they get an Ubuntu CD as a "special prize".

Awesome policy!

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