Strategies to make it through this growing SMB cyberthreat
Ransomware attacks are making big headlines and big profits these days. Unlike other types of cyberattack, ransomware cannot be fought with the standard after-the-fact measures. A ransomware attack that makes it through your cyberdefenses blocks access to files or encrypts them, locking you out, and the usual retroactive solutions like canceling credit cards, changing passwords, and updating antivirus software cannot fix the problem.
If you are the victim of a ransomware attack, the most typical scenario is a demand for money in exchange for unlocking your data, typically with a de-encryption key. PC LAN TECHS has had a huge amount of success helping our clients reach the best possible outcome in a ransomware attack, including successfully decrypting files. If you believe you are a victim of this kind of attack, don’t hesitate to contact us today – we can quickly assess your situation and guide you step by step through to the most favorable outcome.
PC LAN TECHS’ Ransomware Solution includes:
- Support through the recovery from an attack so you don’t re-infect your IT environment
- Education to ensure you and your staff do not fall for spear-phishing emails, the most common way for criminals to deploy ransomware
- Defensive tools to protect your endpoints, even if a user has clicked a ransomware link
- Cloud backups and assessment of cloud security protocols to ensure your hosted services are safe
PC LAN TECHS offers a full range of cybersecurity solutions for small and medium sized businesses, including Security Assessments, Firewalls & Unified Threat Management, and Virus and Spyware Removal. By leveraging PC LAN TECHS’ security expertise, you can defend your company against all manner of online threats, including the spear-phishing attacks that typically deliver ransomware. But of course, the only 100% reliable recovery strategy, able to defeat disasters both natural and of the criminal variety, is to keep a hardened cloud backup of your data.