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How to Prevent Ransomware? A Quick Guide to Protect Your Company Data

Cybersecurity is more important now than ever before. With ransomware and other types of cyberattacks on the rise, it’s crucial to take precautions to protect your data by learning how to prevent ransomware. Ransomware, unfortunately, is one of the ubiquitous scourges on the internet. You’ll have to take every possible measure to protect against it. If you leave things up to chance, you’ll incur severe financial losses or compromise mission-critical information and resources.


Battle the Ransomware Scourge with Deep Network Insight

Ransomware is the gift that keeps on giving. Old as it is (33 years) ransomware is constantly morphing into new exploits. The reason is simple. Ransomware works and too often cybercriminals walk away with bags of money (or piles of Bitcoin, anyway). “Following the World Health Organization's AIDS conference in 1989, Joseph L. Popp, a Harvard-educated biologist, mailed 20,000 floppy disks to event attendees.


How Long Does It Take to Notice a Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware was, once again, the top cyberattack type of 2021. It has been at the top of the threats list for three years in a row. Experts estimated that a ransomware attack occurred every 11 seconds last year. The average cost of ransomware recovery was estimated to be $1.85 million. These statistics explain why some have proclaimed ransomware to be a modern threat to public safety. In this blog, we’ll demystify ransomware and answer some key questions pertaining to it.


How to Detect Ransomware: 12 Monitoring & Alerting Opportunities to Automate

Ransomware threatens the loss of crucial data as well as financial loss. However, with the right knowledge and tools, you can take action to protect your business from the damaging effects of ransomware. In a 2022 Coveware Q1 ransomware report, the average ransom payment was $211,529 with an average of 26 days for downtime suffered. Ransomware obviously continues to be a huge and costly threat to industries across the board.


How to Respond to a Ransomware Attack the Right Way

It seems that every day we see another ransomware headline. But too often, backup and data protection solutions treat ransomware recovery just like any other type of recovery. The truth is recovery from ransomware has different requirements (and different best practices) than recovery from fire, flood, or hardware failure.


New 2022 Report: Alarming Ransomware Trend Shows No Sign of Reversing

It’s no secret that ransomware threats skyrocketed – in both volume and boldness – during the pandemic. Threat actors capitalized on the sudden transition to remote work and the resulting lapses in security. Now that the working world is beginning to settle into a permanent Everywhere Workplace, you might think the ransomware trend would begin to reverse. Not so, according to a new report from Ivanti. The report details ransomware trends from Q1 2022, and the findings are bleak.


VMware Management Pack Update Release (22.3.2731.0)

VMware administrators can breathe a little easier today with the release of the latest OpsLogix VMware management pack for System Center Operations Manager. The new update includes a new feature for Ransomware vulnerability monitoring, designed to decrease the attack surface for your VMware infrastructure and keep your data safe. This new addition to the popular OpsLogix VMware Management Pack is free for anyone using our solution today.