A Single Filter Solution is Not Enough

Looking back on security

I can recall back in my early days working on personal computers in a small “mom and pop” computer shop, installing a copy of Norton Antivirus was the end all-be all solution for about 75% of machines. Businesses had Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition. Nothing more, nothing less. There has always been the need to educate end users on how to keep their computers and data safe at home and at work:

Stay away from bad websites Don’t open emails from people you don’t know Don’t download any unknown files (usually .exe files) as they contained viruses

Then there was the threat of pop-ups, and what was known then as spyware (additional software that would secretly install on your computers and basically “spy” on everything you were doing) which we discovered was far more difficult to prevent than viruses. More often than not, it was the kids and teens

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