5 ways to protect your systems from exploits

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With the rising tides of ransomware eating up much of the newsfeeds, we are also being reintroduced to an accompanying friend of malware: exploits. While they are different, the two can seemingly go hand in hand depending on the threat you may have just incurred or behaviors you may be seeing on your system. An exploited machine may not be infected, but it can be leveraged to affect or infect every machine in your environment if the vulnerabilities in the network are not properly controlled.