FINAL WORD or phishing attempts . Employees should also turn on Multi-Factor Authentication ( MFA ) which provides a crucial layer of protection against phishing attacks .
After a phishing-induced malware incident in a client ’ s organisation , Neal Juern , President and CEO of Juern Technology , realised that there are too many threats that antivirus solutions and EDRs can ’ t stop . After implementing ThreatLocker ’ s Zero Trust protection platform , employees have less control , so threats can ’ t do as much damage as they used to within his organisation and to his clients .
2 . Malware
Simply put , malware is any software that is specifically designed to disrupt , damage or gain unauthorised access to a computer system .
Malware can spread when you install an infected program , click an infected link or open a malicious email attachment .
For example , trojan malware disguises itself as legitimate software to enter your system in a similar way that phishing emails impersonate trusted sources . It begins launching malicious agenda once it enters your systems .
With new reports revealing that over 30 million new malware threats occur each year and about 82,000 per day , it is likely that every organisation is at risk of being victimised .
As a best practice , ThreatLocker recommends that organisations first understand that the most frequent
ThreatLocker recommends that organisations first understand that the most frequent cause of malware is phishing .
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