Ransomware has taken hostage petabytes of data over the last several years. Learn about the importance of having a business continuity plan in place along with a solid backup strategy.
- [Instructor] Over the years,…ransomware has taken hostage petabytes of data.…Any file system, external or map drive,…that's attached to the system is vulnerable.…In addition, several ransomware variants…destroy all Shadow Copies…and restore points of the system.…As a result, it's time to take backup seriously…and have a business continuity plan in place.…Any business, either large or small,…has access to a variety of free…or low-cost backup services.…
Those include CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray disks.…These are convenient and inexpensive,…however, keep in mind, space is limited…and it's difficult to automate this process.…You could do a hard drive snapshot,…but this only provides a slice in time.…An external or remote hard drive,…these are commonly used and inexpensive,…but they can suffer failure.…A Mac operating system can use Time Machine,…with a PC backup, we can use the backup utility.…
There's also mobile device backup…and online cloud backup service.…This is off-site, but there are some limitations…of types and sizes of the backup.…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
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