WATCH: Best practices to stay safe and avoid a cyberattack

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — With the recent news regarding ransomware attacks on businesses, what are some of the best practices to stay safe as a personal user or as a small business.

Ben Harkleroad, an associate enterprise consultant with Avertium, stopped by the WATE 6 On Your Side Studios to discuss what precautions and protections people can take to avoid or stop a cyber attack.

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