Ransomware: What You Need to Know (Part 1)

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malware that enables cyber extortion for financial gain. Criminals can hide links to ransomware in seemingly normal emails or web pages. Once ransomware infects a user’s system, it either encrypts critical files or locks a user out of their computer. It then displays a ransom message that demands virtual currency […]

Ransomware: What You Need to Know (Part 3)

Best Practices to Combat Ransomware Take a layered approach to security A firewall and Antivirus combination are not enough to secure an environment against ransomware. Layers of protection are an important and in-depth part of your defense. Manage network traffic Proper management of network traffic leads to better control of what traffic is on the […]