Don’t you hate it when you hit “Reply all” by accident or delete a file that can’t be restored? The truth is we all make mistakes at one time or another. However when it comes to IT security, employee’s error or a simple oversight by a system administrator can cost companies loss of money, productivity and reputation.
#15 Never use a domain name that you do not own.
Search default password lists, and then go change all the default passwords you never thought were a risk.
#19. Never set a user’s password to never expire.
#41. Disabling antivirus should be a capital offense.
#44. Asking for employees’ password is never acceptable.
Check out the full full list from GFI – after all it’s always better to learn from others mistakes than having to compile a list of your own later. Share your tips on things to avoid with us in the comments.
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