Mitigating the Impact of Ransomware Attacks

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    Simple steps to protect your systems

    This infographic from F-Secure may be in comic strip form, but the topic is no joke. The use of ransomware is growing rapidly, largely due to the fact that it puts money directly in attacker’s pockets without them having to turn around and sell information on the black market. By taking the simple steps outlined below you can drastically reduce the impact a ransomware attack has on your organization.


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    [Jonathan Bernstein is president of Bernstein Crisis Management, Inc., an international crisis management consultancy, author of Manager’s Guide to Crisis Management and Keeping the Wolves at Bay – Media Training. Erik Bernstein is vice president for the firm, and also editor of its newsletter,Crisis Manager]