What does security software have to do with swine flu?

Right, absolutely nothing. Yet that lack of any connection did not deter Cyber-Ark Software from sending us a press release today with this headline:

"Cyber-Ark's security helps keep Swine Flu under control."

Uh, how's that? Well, it seems that medical professionals would be incapable of communicating with one another and transferring sensitive patient data electronically without the sense of security offered by this vendor's products.

And we would all have swine flu by now.

Of course, vendors are always trying to attach their wares to the news of the day; we're used to that sort of thing around here.

But usually there's at least a germ of a connection.

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