fbpx

Backup and Disaster Recovery

The Threat and How to Think About It Ransomware has rapidly emerged as the most visible cybersecurity risk playing out across our nation’s networks, locking up private sector organizations and government agencies alike. And that’s only what we’re seeing – many more infections are going unreported, ransoms are being paid, and the vicious ransomware cycle continues on.  We strongly urge you to consider ransomware infections as destructive attacks, not an event where you can simply pay off the bad guys and regain control of your network (do you really trust a cybercriminal?). Ransomware Mitigations to Help You Defend Today and Secure Tomorrow The below recommendations lay out three sets of straightforward steps any organization can take to manage their risk.  These recommendations are written broadly for all levels within an organization.  It’s never as easy as it should be, so if you need help, we urge you to reach out for assistance.
Here’s the scenario. You’re working on your computer and you notice that it seems slower. Or perhaps you can’t access document or media files that were previously available. You might be getting error messages from Windows telling you that a file is of an “Unknown file type” or “Windows can’t open this file.” If you’re on a Mac, you might see the message “No associated application,” or “There is no application set to open the document.”