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Malware Exposed

Posted on April 5, 2015 in Articles | by

Malware is perhaps the most dangerous threat to the security of the average computer system. Research by Microsoft recently estimated that 17.8% of computers worldwide were infected by malware during a three-month period. That is an astonishing number that underscores the real and present danger posed by malicious software on the modern Internet.

Information technology professionals must educate themselves about the risks posed by malware and use that knowledge to defend their organizations against the malware threat. In this article, we provide background information on malware and describe ways that you can create a defense-in-depth approach to protecting your computing assets.

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Published April 5, 2015 in Certification Magazine

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

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