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7 Lessons: Surviving A Zero-Day Attack

When Pacific Northwest National Laboratory detected a cyber attack–actually two of them–against its tech infrastructure in July, the lab acted quickly to root out the exploits and secure its network. PNNL then did something few other cyber attack victims have been willing to do. It decided to talk openly about what happened.

Their seven lessons learned are well worth examining – particularly the lesson about locating and purging legacy systems, rather than simply leaving them running and available for exploit.

via 7 Lessons: Surviving A Zero-Day Attack – Security – Attacks/breaches – Informationweek.