We believe that reducing your exposure or IT surface area. Dealing with the weakest point in your IT setup. Small tweaks across your IT infrastructure can help to keep your head below the parapet. But remember, no system is bulletproof, plan for the worst and hope for the best!
The tail end of last week saw reports of a major outbreak of ransomware that affected NHS and many other companies around the world. Even these large organisation struggled to cope, often just resorting to backups.
NHS services across England and Scotland have been hit by a large-scale cyber-attack that has disrupted hospital and GP appointments.
The prime minister said the incident was part of an untargeted wider attack affecting organisations globally.
Some hospitals and GPs have been unable to access patient data, after their computers were locked by a ransomware program demanding a payment worth £230.
Before 2014, ransomware viruses would typically just be an inconvenience for you and your IT company to clean up. Then CryptoLock appeared. The virus would encrypt your company files with an unknown password. Once infected you either have to recover from backups, pay the ransom or just lose the data.
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