5 ways to prevent APT ransomware attacks | Free Cyber Work Applied series

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Advanced Persistent Threat groups’ involvement in ransomware campaigns has made them nearly unstoppable. Learn how you can slow them down in this episode of Cyber Work Applied featuring Infosec Principal Security Researcher Keatron Evans.

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0:00 – Preventing APT ransomware attacks
0:30 – How do APTs operate?
1:33 – Files encrypted via ransomware
2:08 – Ransomware dwell time
2:20 – Have good regular data backups
2:37 – Keep systems updated
2:47 – Conduct regular phishing tests
2:58 – Segment your network
3:13 – Disable remote protocols

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