As humans, we try and do everything we can to keep our bodies healthy. We do our best to follow preventative measures like taking vitamins or getting vaccines. We try and eat right to keep our bodies functioning as attended. If this preventative approach can work for the human body, maybe it’s an approach worth trying in enterprise cybersecurity.
Looking back at the online attacks of 2016, we have had a mixture of a strong flu season (new strains of the same old viruses) along with some more exotic Zika-like threats that are still being figured out (ransomware variants). Like any natural virus, a cyber threat only has to work at a low percentage to be successful. If a virus is too powerful, the infected don’t