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Ransomware Defense Technique – WST


December 6, 2018 The Most Basic Ransomware Defense Technique - WST Aside from standard security practices such as antivirus software and security awareness training, one of the most effective steps you can take to protect against ransomware is very straightforward: limit what files users can access. Ransomware almost always runs with the same permissions as the infected user, so what they cannot access, the ransomware cannot encrypt. The concept of ‘least privilege’ (allowing a user to access only what is needed for their job) is as old as information security itself, but it is not always easy [...]

Ransomware Defense Technique – WST2018-12-06T19:34:56+00:00