The Council on CyberSecurity has found that 85% of cyber attack techniques can be prevented by implementing the Top 4 controls. In order to verify whether your Windows PCs are implementing the Top 4 security controls, you can sign up for your free account here. The controls are:
1. Application Whitelisting - Only allow approved software to run.
2. Application Patching - Keep apps, plug-ins and other software up to date.
3. OS Patching - Keep operating systems current with the latest fixes.
4. Minimize Administrative Privileges - Prevent malicious software from making silent changes.
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Learn more by reading the Laws of Vulnerabilities blog by Qualys.