How to protect your systems
Gartner said businesses should protect desktops from attacks of this type by deploying:
l Host-based intrusion prevention software that includes behaviour-based detection to block unknown executables, and signature-based anti-virus and anti-spyware tools
l Centrally managed disc encryption storage for all PCs that hold sensitive information
l Outbound content filtering and blocking software that can prevent the electronic communication of sensitive information outside the enterprise.
Register now to receive ComputerWeekly.com IT-related news, guides and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy