Top Steps for Ransomware Recovery and Preparation

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Alex Restrepo, Virtual Data Center Solutions at Veritas Technologies, discusses post-attack restoration options, and how to prepare for another one in the future.

When it comes to ransomware attacks, it’s no longer a question of if or even when, but how often. A business falls victim to a ransomware attack every 11 seconds, making ransomware the fastest-growing type of cybercrime. Businesses today need to not only think about strategies to prevent ransomware, but how to protect and recover their data should they fall victim to an attack. After all, it’s not just your data that goes down — it’s your entire business.

The attack on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is one of many examples of the importance of a proper backup and recovery strategy. SEPA had more than 4,000 digital files stolen by hackers. Though it had backup systems in place, the agency has been

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