Can ransomware be prevented?
Some of the factors that contribute to preventing ransomware include:
- Improving employee cyber threat awareness
- Securing remote connections
- Segmenting a network
- Using online and offline backups
- Creating and continually updating strong passwords
To ensure your network is up to date on cyber security best practices, you should enforce access controls, review your security architecture, implement multiple layers of protection on every system and secure remote access connections.
Proactively creating an incident response plan can prepare you for immediate response if an attack does occur. Learn more about common ransomware encryption methods and recovery options.