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When Ransomware Strikes: 7 Steps You Can Take Now to Prepare
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11/7/2017 | 7:14:38 AM
All good points - for planning, now ACTION points
Have a tested and verified backup protocol for servers AND workstations in place.

Update it - do not assume July, 2003 is a good protocol for 2017.

Workstations should store data on SERVER whenever possible so it can be backed up as above.

Ensure your risk - time window is sollid, i.,e. 24 hours of latent data, 12 hours, etc.

TEST - TEST - TEST - Do not assume a human can think straight at 2am.  Solve problems NOW.

Update

Workstation rebuilds can be done in a wide range from a SIMPLE GHOST IMAGE to USB key boot over network to server or a PXE boot to server.  In this case, the image server is critical to get up, if compromised, for station rebiulds.  And THAT should be tested as well.

 

 

 


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