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Always Assume You Have Something Cyber Criminals Want

You don’t need fame or millions of dollars in the bank to become the victim of cybercrime. Many cyber-criminals rely on automated attacks that seek out and compromise all vulnerable systems. Once a system is compromised, it can be used to distribute malware, send spam, or help launch a denial of service attack. Cyber-criminals may also lift personal data from vulnerable systems to use for identity theft and fraud.

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CIS Control That Helps Avoid This Issue Arrow CIS Control 17: Security Skills Assessment and Appropriate Training to Fill Gaps