Cisco Security Agent behavior-based protection adds essential layer of security to Windows desktops.

Article Summary:

Virus protection and intrusion detection system (IDS) measures help prevent attacks that have been seen before. Additionally, Cisco Security Agent protects servers and PCs from viruses and worms that have never been seen before. Adding this new layer of security into its network has curbed the amount and impact of virus and other infections within Cisco and reduced the cleanup costs required by Cisco IT after an attack.

In addition to the benefits derived from deploying Cisco Security Agent, this security case study describes:

  • How Cisco Security Agent works
  • What process IT uses for managing Cisco Security Agent policies and deployment
  • How Cisco Security Agent minimized the impact of a rampant mass-mailing worm

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