Seven Steps To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

In the first three quarters of 2019, 7.2 billion malware attacks were recorded, including 151.9 million ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of malware that denies access to files, company devices and network systems until a monetary demand is paid in bitcoin. The number of attacks surprisingly decreased by 5 percent from last 2018, but they are still a harmful threat to a company.  According to an article by StateScoop, there are seven ways your company can prevent and limit the impact of ransomware attacks. Practice Thoughtful Backups  Backing up data is one of the single most effective ways of recovering from a ransomware attack, but it’s important to make…