Is your team’s data safe?
According to the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, between May 2021 and June 2022, around 10 terabytes of data were stolen each month by ransomware threat actors. 58% of the data taken included employees’ personal details.
With ransomware continuing to make the headlines, how can you protect your business from such attacks? With so much information online about them, it’s hard to know where to begin.
That’s why we’ve done the heavy lifting for you. In this guide, we explain what ransomware is, with six steps on how to help prevent one from happening in the first place, and another six tips on how to manage an attack if the worst happens.
Ransomware is a type of cybersecurity attack that prevents users from accessing their system and demands ransom payments in order to regain access. Ransomware authors usually order that payment be sent via cryptocurrency or credit card, and attackers target individuals, businesses, and organisations of all kinds.
Defending against ransomware requires an all-hands-on-deck approach that brings together your entire business.
Here are six steps to take to help prevent an attack:
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