When clients hire you as their managed services provider, it means they have trusted you with the most important asset in their business – their data. This is a trust that if breached can never be recovered. Just one attack could damage your reputation and cause you to lose clients and revenue. You know it is of the utmost importance to ensure that your clients’ data remains safe and secure, but fighting against hackers can be a constant challenge. With new technology coming out every day and armies of people working to exploit that technology, what threats are out there and how can you fortify your systems against them?
While some viruses or malware will silently harm your computer, ransomware uses the power of fear to stress you and extort important amounts of money from your business. It is one of the biggest risks facing any organization. Here are 8 critical actions to protect your business from ransomware.
Almost half of ransomware attacks use phishing email with an infected attachment or a web link that opens a malicious program. Executing either will start the encryption of the data and display the instructions to pay the ransom. So, phishing email has a significant role in ransomware attack scenarios.
You can't understand how innovative is Online Backup Active Protection if you don't compare it to the usual process of recovering from a ransomware attack. In this article, I'll show you the steps to follow when you don't have Online Backup Active Protection.
Mother Nature has been keen to remind us of our vulnerability. And the increase in ransomware and other cyber threats show just how important it is for a business to have a disaster recovery plan. But, the danger doesn’t always come from outside the company. Uneducated, distracted or disgruntled collaborators can harm an entire business with a simple delete action or by executing a malicious file.