We review and discuss Mark Dargin’s Network World article “Credible threat: how to protect networks from ransomware.” His article lays out several steps, each of which we discuss and expand upon: train your people, update your servers and apps, antivirus tools on endpointsm backup your data (of course), test your backups, and conduct vulnerability assessments (Pen tests).
Read the original article here: https://www.networkworld.com/article/3218708/how-to-protect-your-network-from-ransomware-attacks.html
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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.