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10 TIPS TO REDUCE COMMON VULNERABILITIES EXPLOITED BY CYBERCRIMINALS
While it seems that today’s cybercriminals have a myriad of tricks and techniques at the ready to gain access to your network, the reality is that they are typically taking advantage of common vulnerabilities – such as unpatched software or default passwords – time and time again. That’s why establishing a regular process for finding those vulnerabilities that put you at risk is a critical part of your cybersecurity program. For starters, it’s advisable to have a penetration test (pen test) performed by an independent and experienced “white-hat hacker” at least annually or whenever a significant change is made to your environment. However, there are things you can do in between pen test engagements to reduce your risk of being breached. Here are ten items that should be on the top of your list. READ MORE