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BEST POLICIES TO AVERT CYBER ATTACK 2 1. Suggest one or more policies that would help mitigate against attacks similar to this attack The best policy to put in place is the essential training of the staffs. It is vital for any organization to train the employees on how to identify and mitigate threats from outside. Most attackers use employees details to attack the system of the organization because it is easier to get the employees details than the management (Yan,& Yu,2015) . If an employee can identify when his details have been compromised, then he can be in a better position to report, hence stopping the attack at an early stage. For instance, the attacker could have been prevented if the trainee whose computer was attacked had indicated that he suspects that someone has gained access to his computer. Therefore, staff training on identifying attacks and threats is the most crucial policy that I can use. Also, there should be the use of layered defenses to prevent the attack from accessing the control computer. This can be very useful since it requires the attack to have extensive
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