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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#876 FireEye: Organisations should stop playing malware whack-a-mole
When it comes to identifying malware infections, organisations tend to stop the fight there, in what Josh Goldfarb, FireEye CTO of emerging technologies, said is a frustrating practice.

According to Goldfarb, what many organisations are doing is re-imaging a laptop or cleaning up the malware, and putting it back into service without foresight to realise it will happen again.

"It's kind of a chicken or an egg situation where organisations are so busy playing whack-a-mole that they don't have time to come up for air, and try and understand why they're so busy playing whack-a-mole," Goldfarb explained to ZDNet.
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