Cyber security: Migrating data to prevent ransomware attacks

Organisations need to encourage people to become more proactive when it comes to cyber security issues, which threaten to disrupt day-to-day business operations

By Nick Ismail

Ransomware is moving on – to attack organisations’ back-ups. The problem is that there is too much focus on anti-virus software, and so people are being reactive rather than proactively defending themselves against cyber attacks. It’s time to re-think how to migrate and store data securely by creating new cyber security strategies with the inclusion of air gaps.

By creating air gaps between back-ups –with some of the data being stored offline and disconnected from any other data source, it becomes possible to protect critical data.

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