In Cybersecurity, Network Security, Tips & Tricks

Are you ready to pay $1,000 to regain access to your computer files?

This could be a possibility if you’re not prepared for a ransomware attack. Without proper planning and backup solutions, there may be no other option but to pay the ransom fee to regain access to your now encrypted files. This doesn’t sound like fun, does it?

Even worse, these attacks can happen at any time and even if you pay a ransom fee you might not even get your files back. Having preventative solutions in place, allows your company to restore files and possibly avoid an attack. Several steps can be taken to decrease your risk of falling victim to ransomware and here are our top three must know tips about a ransomware attack:

  1. Educate your users
  2. Keep your systems updated
  3. Use a good backup solution

For an in-depth look and more preventative tips make sure to read Barracuda’s “10 Ways to Stay Safe Against Ransomware and Other Advanced Threats”.

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