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10 Ways To Survive A Zombie Attack

In the spirit of Zombie Awareness month, here are a few tips to protect and defend your network from a zombie attack.

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Are You Prepared For Zombies?

In case you didn’t know, May is Zombie Awareness Month. Why May? Apparently it's because many films that highlight Zombie culture are set in the month of May, such as the classic "Night of the Living Dead" and the "Dawn of the Dead" remake. Even the Center for Disease Control, got into the act with it's tongue-in-cheek emergency planning guide to surviving a Zombie Apocalypse.

Now translate that to IT. "In the IT world the zombie apocalypse is already upon us in a very real sense – It's no coincidence that botnets are also referred to as zombie-nets for their ability to turn laptops into mindless minions for hackers," said Wade Williamson, threat analyst at Palo Alto Networks. "The plan for enterprises can mirror the CDC approach."

So here's our list of ways to survive a zombie attack. (We're talking about networks of infected computers controlled by a remote command and control server and used for malicious purposes, of course.)

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