Don’t Be A Hacker’s Puppet

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Hackers can attack your business servers and use them to coordinate attacks on other servers. This can result in embarrassment for your business or even confiscation of your servers. Hackers target low profile assets that have weak security; even if your servers do not contain valuable information, they can be used to target critical systems for other high-value businesses such as banks. Weak passwords and old software are easy for hackers to exploit. Inexpensive tools are available for limiting and tracking server access and hardening server defenses. Following these guidelines can help prevent attacks.

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