Most of us have heard stories in the media about ransomware — companies at the mercy of cyber-extortionists holding critical company date hostage until a ransom is paid. Not pretty and every bit as serious as it sounds.
Spam email is most often to blame — something enticing that tricks a visitor into downloading an attachment. Once the user takes action, the malware installs and begins encrypting files. Several of our customers have been hit. Read about one such example here in this case study.
Because ransomware is constantly evolving, even the best security software can be breached. But there are additional steps that companies can take to safeguard their data. A secondary layer of defense is critical for businesses to ensure recovery in case malware strikes: backup.
Join our ransomware webinar on December 1st, with backup and business continuity experts Datto.
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