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Kaspersky: Targeted Ransomware Grows Nearly 800%
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charles@v2cloud.com
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5/5/2021 | 10:34:59 AM
Scary numbers!
Great article! These growing numbers are scary and show that every business should take ransomware seriously. While theses attacks are still thriving, the first line of defense is to be well organized and have response scenarios ready as well as educate your employees on security. Education, preparation and knowledge of these attacks can go a long way. Businesses need to segregate their network and be able to identify threats rapidly as attackers are moving even more faster. For businesses that can't or don't want to spend much on security, there is still hope as Cloud service providers offer great protection and can mitigate risks/impact of a ransomware attack to avoid any substantial interruption. An up to date and constantly monitored cloud infrastructure with secure and reliable backups can protect you.

Disclaimer: I work for V2 Cloud


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