Ransomware: It’s not a matter of “if”, but “when”.
The ransomware nightmares are always the same…
Devices across the organization are taken over by an unseen attacker, your data is encrypted and productivity skids to an abrupt halt in the offices around the world. Now every screen shows a ticking clock and a bitcoin ransom demand, which you must pay–risk losing everything.
While it’s a great plot line for a TV series like Mr. Robot or Homeland, the sad truth is it’s part of everyday life for IT professionals the world over. And as the saying goes, it’s not a matter of “if” it will happen to you, but “when”.
But while no organization can truly say they are immune to the growing variety and intensity of ransomware, malware and other security threats, there are a number of ways you can help protect your users, your data–and your organization as a whole.
Start with virtualization. By using a virtualized approach, you can help eliminate security weaknesses in your infrastructure and improve the odds of keeping your vital apps and data secure. Here’s three areas where it can help:
- Data Security
- Network Security
- Device Security
But that’s just the start. Discovery some other ways that you can help keep your organization protected and users productive. Download our new whitepaper, “Ransomware: Four ways to protect data now” and contact Proxios to assist with all your security needs.