Abstract: As cyber security pundits warned, the number of ransomware incidents is on the rise in 2017. Unfortunately, ransomware schemes have become an easy source of revenue for cyber criminals, which has resulted in a growing number of attacks every year. When an attack occurs, unprotected organizations can lose access to critical electronic files, putting their entire business at risk. To restore access, organizations are faced with the decision to pay the ransom – with the hope that the files are actually released – or attempt an ad hoc recovery, with no guarantee that current data can be reliably reproduced. To maintain access to your critical data, consider these four best practices to protect and recover from ransomware attacks with confidence.
- Components of an effective information security program.
- Technology Best Practices for Protecting Data
- Effective Backup Strategies
- Educating Your Users to Secure the Endpoint