symantec scan on MailScanner
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Feb 8 17:02:28 GMT 2006
Randal, Phil spake the following on 2/8/2006 3:10 AM:
> What platform are you running on? If it's Linux, I'd seriously
> recommend adding Bitdefender too. It often catches stuff that ClamAV
> and McAfee don't catch here.
> My past experience of Symantec is that they were way too slow with their
> pattern updates, but this may have changed in recent
> days/weeks/months/years ;-)
> Phil Randal
> Network Engineer
> Herefordshire Council
> Hereford, UK
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
>> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf
>> Of Rob Freeman
>> Sent: 08 February 2006 01:48
>> To: MailScanner discussion
>> Subject: Re: symantec scan on MailScanner
>> Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>>> Rob Freeman wrote:
>>>> Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>>>>> Which ones do you already have?
>>>>> Rob Freeman wrote:
>>>>>> I was wondering if anyone was using this with
>> MailScanner. We are
>>>>>> looking to add another virus scan engine and got a good deal
>>>>>> through our parent company.
>>>>>> Thanks in advance
>>>> Currently using clam, f-prot, and avg. We just got
>> audited, and they
>>>> wanted us to add one of the " big " vendors to the list.
>> They do not include that on the " big " ones. We work for a
>> bank and they want something the recognize like mcafee,
>> Symantec, etc etc. We have not had an email virus in 3
>> years, but per the audit they asked for more of a known name
>> scanner. They gave us a deal on Symantec. The wonders of
>> working for a big company.
And Symantec's linux offering just seems to be a toss at capturing what they
see as a small market. My PHB's are perfectly happy with the Clam,
BitDefender, McAfee combo, and are happy to spend the money elsewhere. But I
work for a privately held utility company, so any money they don't spend stays
in someones pocket.
MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!
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