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How do virus-infected e-mails get past a firewall?

How do virus-infected e-mails get past a firewall?

How do virus-infected e-mails get past a firewall?
Firewalls do not protect your network from viruses. You need to install a Gateway antivirus solution, which will allow you to filter the virus infected e-mails at the gateway level. Also, it does not take away the work of an Internal antivirus solution, which takes care of the end point security.
This was first published in March 2006

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