[clamav-users] ClamAV for EnterPrise

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Apr 19 04:08:07 EDT 2017



Am 19.04.2017 um 07:16 schrieb crazy thinker:
> @G.W Haywood..
> 
> it would be sounds good if you speak  in polite way.. evey one can bark on
> others.. but that is not solution here. i hope you understand well

that was polite after following your posts for some days now

> On 19 April 2017 at 02:00, G.W. Haywood <clamav at jubileegroup.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Hi there,
>>
>> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017, crazy thinker wrote:
>>
>>   - I am looking for  below features in Enterprise Environment
>>>   -
>>>   - *Antivirus/Antispyware*
>>>   - *Desktop Firewall*
>>>   - *Intrusion Prevention*
>>>   - *Browser Protection*
>>>   - *Antivirus for Mac & Linux*
>>>   - *Device & Application Control*
>>>   - *Virtualization Features*
>>>   - *Centralized and Granular Policy Management*
>>>
>>
>> The more questions you ask on this and the development list, the more
>> painfully obvious it becomes to me that you have no idea what you are
>> talking about.  The list which you have provided above is garbage; if
>> you took that to a commercial supplier they would probably fall about
>> laughing after they have sold you a lot of useless junk and shown you
>> out of the door.
>>
>> The best thing you can do is get yourself some good training, so that
>> you will become capable of making rational decisions based on sound
>> (and not crazy) thinking.  You should expect the training, if pursued
>> full-time, to take at least a couple of years to get you to the point
>> where you at least know what a firewall does.  To know how properly to
>> configure one would, if you were no more than an average pupil in the
>> first course, probably take a couple more years.  If this sounds a bit
>> like a batchelor's degree in computer science, that's not far wrong.
>>
>> The next best thing would be to employ someone competent, but with
>> your current level of understanding I have no idea how you are going
>> to be able to judge the competence of a prospective employee.
>>
>> To give you a rough idea of what level of skill you should be looking
>> for, I would not allow someone with a new computer science degree to
>> make unsupervised configuration changes to computer defences until he
>> or she had worked for me for at least a few months - probably more
>> like a couple of years - so that I could assess his/her capabilities.
>> I managed to get a first class honours degree in engineering in 1976,
>> I've been working with computers for over forty years, and I'm STILL
>> learning new, interesting and sneaky tricks which could easily eat my
>> lunch if I weren't careful.  It's a jungle out there, it really is.
>>
>> If you plan to risk the livelihoods of employees on your own present
>> computer skills, then I'd have to say I think that is irresponsible,
>> and with the present threat levels simply begging for trouble.


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