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by:☠ MASQ ☠
Alix, why hide the link URL? Danger Will Robinson!!
If you've got an article about basic vulnerabilities there's a certain irony about asking readers to click onto a link when they don't know where it will take them.

http ://ww w.uzado.com/blog/5-steps-to-basic-vulnerability-and-remediation -management?utm_campaign=Risk-Based%20Approach%20to%20Vulnerability%20Re mediation&utm_content=57038163&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin
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by:Alix Postan
MASQ, you're right! I didn't catch that irony! Thanks for pointing it out. I definitely wouldn't want to give off that impression. Here's the full link: http://www.uzado.com/blog/5-steps-to-basic-vulnerability-and-remediation-management
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by:E A
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by:Alix Postan
Hi Ajit! Funny you should talk about vulnerability and remediation tactics. I just wrote an article for the Uzado blog just about that!

http://www.uzado.com/blog/5-steps-to-basic-vulnerability-and-remediation-management
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by:Pierre Ammoun
Where can I find basic guidelines to "educate the users" on being careful about malware ransomware ?
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Author Comment

by:Alix Postan
Hi Pierre! That's a great question! Here are some links to some articles that I think would help educate users about being careful about malware:

1) 7 Things About Information Security Your Boss Wants to Know: http://www.uzado.com/blog/7-things-about-information-security-your-boss-wants-to-know

2) 7 Tips for Dealing with Internet Security Threats: http://www.uzado.com/blog/7-tips-for-dealing-with-internet-security-threats

3) 5 Best Security Blogs You Should be Reading: http://www.uzado.com/blog/five-best-security-blogs-you-should-be-reading

Hope that helps! Let me know if you need more articles!
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