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IM Insecure

Instant messaging is great stuff. I don't think anyone is going to argue against that. However it does come at a cost. Security, as it relates to IM, stinks. Public networks can be uncontrolled, unregulated hostile grounds of exploits and manipulators. Private networks usually has a high price tag when you factor in hardware and maintenance costs. I've teamed up with Security Channel editor/podcaster Curt Franklin in this podcast to talk about some of the security issues related to instant messaging. Instant messaging isn't something you can ignore.