According to the Verizon data breech report 90% of the attacks were not that difficult, and would have been prevented with practical security fundamentals, yet, we continue to see all of these large companies failing at the fundamentals of defense? Why! In this presentation I will discuss the importance for developing robust ingress and egress filtering to mitigate the threat of sophisticated malware. I will discuss the steps you need to take to defend from the majority of the known attacks. I will show the need and importance for analyzing your systems live memory. The talk will conclude with the importance of adding hardware based protection to your defenses. It is time we test the skills of the hacktivists and start at least doing the fundamentals right.