As your IT service provider, we know that protecting your business from ransomware is not a single-prong approach. Being able to mitigate or prevent attacks is our top priority. We have put in place a multi-layered approach that can adapt as new and increasingly hostile threats emerge. Our best-in-class approach consists of six layers.
Is your company transitioning to Office 365? Office 365 is a good thing. So is a good Backup. User Error is the number one cause of data loss with cloud services such as Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google GSuite Applications. Corruption and Ransomware can also make your cloud data inaccessible for days, if not permanently.
More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to individuals and businesses alike. Ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts data on infected systems. When the malware is run, it locks victim’s files and allows criminals to demand payment to release them. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably well aware that ransomware is a hot topic in the news these days. Organizations of all types and sizes have been impacted, but small businesses can be particularly vulnerable to attacks. And ransomware is on the rise.
When thinking about cybersecurity, it’s not just about “if” your business will be attacked; it’s about “when” it will be attacked. Infection methods are more sophisticated and phishing scams look more realistic. Two of the more recent ransomware attacks serve as valuable evidence.