The best defense against malware is to have proper network controls in place to reduce and limit any opportunity for infection.
Tim Erlin is the VP of Product Management and Strategy at Tripwire. In his 12 year tenure at nCircle, prior to acquisition by Tripwire, he grew the vulnerability management business from a handful of customers to more than 5000, including global expansion. Erlin also managed nCircle's policy compliance and reporting products. Erlin's background as a Sales Engineer has provided a solid grounding in the realities of the market, allowing him to be an effective leader and product manager across a variety of products. His career in information technology began with project management, customer service, as well as systems and network administration. Erlin also contributes directly to the information security through press, blogging, podcasts and television.