The future of anti-virus and anti-malware tools – Attackers have upped their game to the point where signature- and heuristic-based anti-malware defenses are no obstacle to their incursions. The death of AV has been proclaimed for quite a while, with many in the security industry pointing out that the technology is only capable of stopping a low percentage of attacks. But, companies are not about to ditch their AV and anti-malware tools just yet. Compliance mandates, for one, often require that companies have AV measures in place. So, what's to be done? Blacklist, whitelist, place bad code from untrusted sources inside virtual machines? We'll unravel the landscape to help you decipher the hype from the reality and reach some consensus on the matter.