Ways To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Attacks Can Be Trickier Than You Think

Ransomware attacks can pose a real threat to your business if you do not take proper security precautions. These attacks hold encrypted data ransom to extort money out of victims, with the promise to restore their data. To protect your business from falling victim to threatening ransomware attacks, make sure your entire team is up to date on cyber safety precautions.

Cyber Security Training

As soon as an employee clicks on a malicious email, your entire business could be in jeopardy. Ransomware may gain a hold on their system, and quickly spread to infect your entire network. Security awareness training reduces the threat of ransomware attacks by ensuring your team has a complete understanding of possible hacking entry points. IND Corporation offers employee training to all our clients to ensure they understand how to identify vulnerabilities when they happen, like email phishing attempts. With our help, your business will stay safe and aware of any potential ransomware attack.

Updates and Hygiene

Hackers will typically look for vulnerabilities in your network that they can use to take advantage of your network. When you don’t update your systems on a regular basis, you’re making this easy for hackers. Ensure your software and hardware devices are regularly updated with the latest security patches and features. Be sure to also eliminate any feature you don’t need. Keeping a clean and secure network will work toward your advantage.

Continuous Monitoring

At IND, we understand it’s hard to keep up with responding to network monitoring alerts while you’re juggling every other aspect of your business. That’s why we offer continuous monitoring and maintenance services. Our TotalCare Managed Services will help your team avoid IT headaches as we monitor the health of your system. Our team will take immediate action to mitigate problems, often preventing small issues becoming big problems that interrupt operations and negatively impact profitability. We believe the best way to stop ransomware attacks is by leaving your IT support to the experts.

Reliable Backup Recovery

Even if you are taking proper precaution against ransomware attacks there may still be times when your security falls short. That’s why having a reliable business continuity and disaster recovery plan is essential. IND equips our clients with a custom plan that will protect them when they are hit by the unexpected – from assessment of risk through a business impact analysis, to defining your recovery time and recovery point objectives, through development of a business continuity plan and cloud backup and business continuity system. Our premier cloud backup service, TotalContinuity, backs up an exact image of your servers to the cloud, where it can be virtualized in the event of a disaster. These images include more than just your files; they include a backup of your entire operating system and software. In the event of a disaster or data breach, our team will get your servers back up and running in as little as an hour. When disaster strikes, trust IND to get your business back to normalcy.

To learn more about protecting your business from ransomware attacks, contact our team at IND Corporation today. Your team deserves a proper security backup solution to keep your data safe.

IND CorporationNovember 29, 20180 comments