Remember that sense of panic you had the last time you couldn’t find your smartphone? Now imagine your phone represents your company’s data and software systems. What would you do if you lost everything in the next 60 seconds? While your phone is usually in the last place you look, in the business world, losing something important like data and software doesn’t always have an easy solution. That’s why it is vital your company invests in disaster recovery.
As we rang in the new decade, the Emisoft Malware Lab’s 2019 State of Ransomware Report notified us that last year approximately 764 healthcare organizations, 113 state municipalities, and 89 universities were victims of this vicious form of malware. After a ransomware attack, hackers acquire and lock your employees out of their personal data. These staggering numbers and the damage done cause a natural reaction to want to investigate and resolve the problem at hand.