5 steps to Protect Your Business

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Last year was the most costly and dangerous year on record for businesses dealing with ransomware attacks. That’s according to network security experts, SonicWall, who by Q3 2021 were reporting an almost 150% year-on-year increase in ransomware attacks worldwide. If what we’ve gleaned so far in 2022 is anything to go by, the risk of being struck by a ransomware attack will only continue to soar. That’s bad news for businesses, particularly at a time when many are still adapting to new security policies, cloud set-ups, and hybrid working arrangements.

While there’s plenty that businesses can do to minimize their exposure to ransomware, it is sadly more likely to be a case of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’ a business falls victim to such attacks. In part, that’s due to the democratization of ransomware tools and technologies, with ‘ransomware-as-a-service’ (RaaS) even emerging as a sub-industry for bad actors. As a result,…

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