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Protecting your business from Ransomware attacks

Your data at Ransom


What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a malicious software that restricts access until the ransom is paid. This Malware is designed to encrypt files on a device causing any files and the system it relies on, unusable. The threat ransomware poses to business is not only of data exposure, but also of disrupted operations. Attackers hold data ransom by encrypting it. Businesses are forced to pay hefty ransoms in order to get their data back.

It is crucial to take necessary measures to protect yourself against it. This guide provides insight as to how ransomware protection can be implemented and who can help you with it.


Ways To Protect Your Business From Ransomware Attacks

To avoid Ransomware attacks there are 3 things you can do:

1.Regularly back up all data to two or more places in order to protect your business from ransomware attacks.

2.Install anti-virus software in order to protect against viruses and ransomware.

3.The final step is to make sure you have a backup plan. It doesn't matter how well you protect your system, eventually, it will fail and that's why sites that don't update their system are more vulnerable to cyber attacks.

There are experts who can help you remove ransomware and get your data back.

accelerateIT have years of experience assisting companies to remove ransomware, and we have helped many firms to recover their data. We can help identify the type of malware that is on your system and remove them so it does not happen again.

With the way that ransomware is fought today, there are not any drastic changes in store for its future. There should just be upgrades and new cybersecurity measures to combat it.

Cybersecurity is a major concern for many businesses today, but with all the necessary precautions taken, they can protect their data.


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