When it comes to ransomware, it is no longer a question of knowing when or how, but of knowing the potential frequency of these attacks. On average, a business falls victim to a ransomware attack every 11 seconds, making this type of attack the fastest growing. 

Businesses today not only need to think about ransomware prevention strategies, but also how to protect and recover their Data Recovery if it falls victim to an attack. After all, it’s not just Data Recovery that’s lost, it’s the entire business that’s crippled.

The recent attacks on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is one of many examples showing the importance of a good backup and recovery strategy. More than 4,000 SEPA digital files were stolen by hackers. 

The agency did have backup systems, but was unable to Data Recovery all of its data sets. It will likely take several years for the agency to fully recover. But recovering from a ransomware attack doesn’t have to be such an uncertain or laborious process. 

With the right strategies in place, businesses can quickly and safely Twitter recover from a ransomware attack and get back to business with minimal downtime. 

Here then are some key steps that businesses should always keep in mind. The first thing to do when dealing with a ransomware attack is to assess your recovery options. Businesses can take a complete bottom-up approach – reinstalling systems and Data Recovery – or relying on smaller data sets that can be recovered quickly.