Ransomware! Has a shiver crawled up your IT administrator’s spine yet? Any business, big or small can fall victim to ransomware. It costs businesses more than $75 billion per year.
There is certainly no shortage of cloud security concerns for businesses today. There are constantly new headlines, blog posts, statistics, and other information pointing to the fact that security breaches, malware, ransomware, data leak events, phishing and other security concerns are not going away. In fact, they escalating as attackers are getting more proficient with delivery mechanisms and new ways of infiltrating networks and end user systems. The stakes today are higher than ever before. Data is driving business for most organizations who utilize technology to carry out normal business operations. Unlike only a decade or so ago, the number of businesses who don’t utilize technology for some type of business-critical operation is few and far between.
Ransomware has arguably been the most commonly talked about topic in the security world regarding risks to organizations and their data. In the past few years, ransomware has made a name for itself with its destructive nature and high-profile headlines, with large numbers of organizations being affected in large scale ransomware infections, such as Petya and now Bad Rabbit and others.
There is arguably no greater threat in today’s data security scene than ransomware. Over the last few years, ransomware became one of the most formidable adversaries to enterprise security and to most organizations’ business-critical data. With recent news headlines, ransomware is constantly plaguing businesses by corrupting their critical data, or by taking down critical systems that can greatly impact business continuity. One misconception about cloud storage is that data in the public cloud is immune to ransomware infection. This is indeed a dangerous idea for organizations to entertain! In this part of the G Suite administrator security essentials discussion, we will take a look at protection against ransomware in the public cloud and why this is extremely important. Also, we will take a close look at how Spinbackup is able to provide key protection against ransomware in Google G Suite environments.
Google Backup and Sync, along with Google Drive File Stream are the newest G Suite features that simplify the process of synchronizing files from computer to Google cloud. They quickly stream files from the hard drive and save time and storage for enterprise users. However, few people know that Drive File Stream comes with sufficient security risks to the most important teams’ files – Team Drives.
We are proud to announce that Spinbackup has released the most sophisticated fully automated 24/7 G Suite Ransomware Protection. It’s fully automated, with zero human factor, and provides 100% data protection, leaving you stress free when it comes to critical data in your organization. Ransomware of any type (Petya, WannaCry, Locky, Cerber, etc.) will no longer be a problem when you have Spinbackup on your side.
Ransomware protection is ultimately important as it smart and advanced type of malware is on the rise, with cases increasing by a shocking 6,800% in 2017. Not only are the number of ransomware attacks increasing in the cloud, but ransomware is also becoming more sophisticated, finding new ways to infect devices with Ransomware virus and entice victims to pay up. When the virus infects a computer, Ransomware encrypts all files on it and those stored at cloud storages such as Google Drive, One Drive, Dropbox are not an exclusion. Here is how to ensure Ransomware Protection of your data kept in Google Drive.
Organizations today must protect business-critical systems and data. It is required to maintain business continuity and SLAs. One of the tremendous threats to business-critical data today is ransomware. Ransomware attempts to extort money from businesses and individuals by holding data for ransom. This malicious attack method has been very successful over the past few years with victims ranging from individual home users all the way up to major corporations. Recently, just a few days ago at the time of this writing, a ransomware attack resulted in the ransom of data at two ship ports – the Port of San Diego and the Port of Barcelona.