Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The Antivirus Era Is Over - Technology Review

From an anti-malware market reality check
"Some experts and companies now say it's time to demote antivirus-style protection. "It's still an integral part [of malware defense], but it's not going to be the only thing," says Nicolas Christin, a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. "We need to move away from trying to build Maginot lines that look bulletproof but are actually easy to get around."
Both Christin and several leading security startups are working on new defense strategies to make attacks more difficult, and even enable those who are targeted to fight back."
The Antivirus Era Is Over - Technology Review
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