Top 4 strategies to mitigate cyber intrusions
by Mirko Zorz - Editor in Chief - Friday, 9 May 2014.
In this podcast, recorded at Infosecurity Europe 2014, Wolfgang Kandek, CTO at Qualys, talks about the Top 4 Critical Security Controls to fend off attacks.

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.

Press the play button below to listen to the podcast:



Learn more by reading the Laws of Vulnerabilities blog by Qualys.



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