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Keeping Web malware out of enterprise systems

Last updated:January 2014

Editor's note

Web-borne malware is everywhere, and it's aimed at your enterprise system. The lessons in this Security School will help you absorb which practices to embrace and which to avoid to keep enterprise systems healthy in an era of rampant cyberthreats.

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Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned about securing the network perimeter. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².

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1Two effective means to mitigate the danger Web-borne malware can do

The bad guys out there know the Web is a gateway into your enterprise. This tip reviews two techniques -- separation and isolation -- that can reduce the risk of Web-borne malware infections in enterprise systems.

2Web-borne malware victims' bad habits, and how to avoid them

The victims of Web-borne malware share seven bad habits. Pete Lindstrom counts them down, then explains how to avoid them and discusses the best practices you should be following to keep your network secure and free of infection.

3Take our Web malware quiz

Understanding the threats and the current solutions is a first step in keeping your system safe. Take our quiz to see if you've got the knowledge you need to turn back attacks from Web-borne malware.

4About the expert

Learn more about the author of this Security School, Pete Lindstrom.