CIOs Uncensored: Security Smarts

Not just one bullet–millions of them. At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, we deflect more than 3 million attacks on our Internet firewall every day–10% of the connection requests. During the same time, our e-mail system rejects more than 1.2 million messages from disreputable sources or because they’re detected as spam. That’s nearly 97% of the e-mail being sent via the Internet to the laboratory. And it’s getting worse daily.

 

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