100 Words On….. Exploit Mitigation

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Feb 26 · 1 min read
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Generic exploit mitigation is not so much about vulnerabilities but rather methods used to exploit them. Patching vulnerabilities is important, but consider mitigations for the vulnerabilities no so easily addressed. By limiting where programs can execute, randomising the location of allowed programs, and refining your system security settings, you can advance overall system hardening. Think of it as a lock that may be picked, but preventing access to the lock in the first place. Upgrade older platforms to newer versions that already have these mitigations built in. Deploy baseline images already hardened. Defence in depth extends to within individual systems.

The 100 Words Project

Compact thoughts for a digital world

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Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

Digitally Vicarious

Written by

Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

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