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How You Can Protect Your Company After a Ransomware Attack


Ransomware attacks can be crippling to an organization and put vital information, confidential data, reputations and even lives at risk. The bigger the impact of a potential attack, the more appealing it is to a hacker because they can demand more of a ransom to release the data. Good preparation is the best way to lessen the impact of a potential ransomware attack. Protecting data through endpoint security, diversifying your storage solutions and educating your team are great steps to take to help reduce risk and keep data safe. But no matter how much you prepare, there’s still the chance that [...]

How You Can Protect Your Company After a Ransomware Attack2019-06-04T15:12:05-04:00

Ransomware: What It Is and How to Prevent It


Ransomware attacks are on the rise, with high-profile cases including attacks on Cleveland Hopkins Airport and the City of Akron showing just how devastating one of these attacks can be. The recent ransomware attack on Baltimore had widespread, long-lasting implications for both the government organization and individual residents. But what exactly is ransomware, and why are there so many attacks?  The term “ransomware” comes from the fact that hackers hold important data captive until payment is provided or another demand is met. Targeting organizations like hospitals, local and regional government, and other businesses, attackers go into a system or network, inject [...]

Ransomware: What It Is and How to Prevent It2019-06-04T15:13:38-04:00