Like most companies with individual employee email, this engineering firm had software to defend against computer viruses. However, this particular anti-virus software, installed by a previous IT consultant, was loaded onto every desktop individually. Therefore, each employee’s computer had to be individually examined for current virus definitions and regular virus scans. With such extensive requirements, something was bound to slip through the cracks. Sure enough, the company soon contracted an email virus and decided it needed to find a better system.