I seldom write about IT or cybersecurity, but today I decided to make an exception.
There have been several publicly known ransomware attacks recently. The attacks against Colonial Pipeline and SolarWinds were eye-opening to many. The attack against Kaseya affected, according to the vendor, 1,500 organizations worldwide. The villains found a clever way to extend their reach by attacking vendors that provide tools for MSPs. Even my local golf club got hit in the Kaseya attack.
Ransomware attacks are nothing new, but what is new is that criminals are now better organized and have a larger and more devastating impact. They have also aligned their demands with how much their victims are prepared to pay.
You can never fully protect yourself, but you can make it harder to become a victim. Perhaps it's like when burglars scout houses to rob, avoiding the ones with high security. Here are eight ways to make sure that your "house" has a decent level of security:
It's a dangerous world out there. Follow these steps and together we can make it a little bit less scary.
Posted by Per Werngren on September 02, 2021 at 2:26 PM
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