Why are people ignoring the danger posed by blended threats?

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Why are people ignoring the danger posed by blended threats?

Cisco’s recent announcement that it will incorporate Trend Micro virus and worm technologies with its intrusion-detection system software used on its routers and switches, is excellent news for anyone concerned with IT security. With the rise of more sophisticated attacks – blended threats - a more proactive approach to security is not just necessary, but vital. This is an approach we've been taking for two years now, so it’s always pleasing to see Cisco validating our market by adopting it in such a way.

But the announcement does not go far enough and provides only part of the solution. Companies don't only need anti-virus on a security appliance - they also need spam filtering, VPNs, firewalls, URL Filtering, web caching, local logging and unified management. The fastest growing security ...

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