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.
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