We broadly break down security into 3 areas, preventative, detective, and corrective controls. Preventative controls, which include people, processes, and technologies, are obviously the most effective, we want to help our clients prevent this type of infection from getting in their network in the first place. Some examples of preventative controls we recommend:
When we detect a process starting to access or encrypt 1000s of files, we can set a low threshold and shut down the process or account before the bulk of the damage occurs. Finally, corrective controls include:
It is important to remember that your people, processes and technology should always be assessed to reduce cybersecurity threats. For more information on ransomware and answers to other IT related questions, contact us today and a friendly IT consultant will be in touch with you.