Saturday, December 09, 2006

Microsoft fights 100,000 attacks per month

Microsoft may be the biggest target out there for hackers. Here's what the company does to protect itself from the continuous onslaught of probes and intrusion attempts. Microsoft, of course, maintains valuable intellectual property on its internal network, including the source code to all its operating systems and applications. These are constant targets for hackers, and Microsoft tries to protect its most valuable assets with defenses in depth -- they are behind firewalls and on networks segmented with IPSec. In addition, the entire network is monitored for suspicious activity, scanned for malware and so on.

Read the article HERE.

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