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6/27/2017
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9 Ways to Protect Your Cloud Environment from Ransomware

The same technology driving faster collaboration and data transfer also enables cybercriminals to quickly spread ransomware.
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Secure cloud compute layer
'The most critical thing you can do, out the gate, is go and secure the cloud computer layer,' says Tim Prendergast, founder and CEO at Evident.io. 'It's easy to automate, easy to approach for startups and big enterprises alike.'
Securing the compute later will ensure the availability of both systems and data, and prevent threat actors from leveraging your computing power to drive the spread of malware throughout your organization. To start, he says, enable secure login by issuing SSH keys to individuals.
(Image: ESB Professional via Shutterstock)

Secure cloud compute layer

"The most critical thing you can do, out the gate, is go and secure the cloud computer layer," says Tim Prendergast, founder and CEO at Evident.io. "It's easy to automate, easy to approach for startups and big enterprises alike."

Securing the compute later will ensure the availability of both systems and data, and prevent threat actors from leveraging your computing power to drive the spread of malware throughout your organization. To start, he says, enable secure login by issuing SSH keys to individuals.

(Image: ESB Professional via Shutterstock)

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7/19/2017 | 1:16:30 PM
Informative article
Almost every CISO Ive talked to struggles with ransomware.  There are some great tips in here, hopefully the audience will take them to heart 
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