Mar 08 - Pretty Poison: Avoiding the Perils of Freeware


It's 2013 and you'd think, by now, even the newest users would know to avoid free downloads and free apps. The problem is, this freeware usually comes with some cleverly disguised malware embedded in it keystroke loggers, botnet clients, and worse. While some organizations have filtering that blocks unauthorized download on the company networks, these get subverted when bring-your-own-device (BYOD) hardware enters the picture. Find out more about how to combat this ongoing challenge, and what smarter companies have done to reduce the freeware threat.

Speaker: Matt Heusser, Principal Consultant, Excelon Development

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