White Paper: Unitrends
Ransomware has become so prolific that it is no longer a question of “if” you are going to get hit with any kind of malware. In a nutshell, it is a question of when.
If Ransomware hasn’t held your data hostage, it’s just a matter of time. For a ransomware offense, some proactive measures must be taken that will attempt to keep ransomware out of all user and server- based systems.
This whitepaper gives insight into the rise of ransomware and provides some guidance on protection, backup, and the recovery solutions that organizations should implement.
Present scenario of ransomware today
How does an enterprise make sure they never have to pay ransom?
Best practices & recommendations to reduce risk and assure continuous recovery and data protection
What does a good backup strategy look like for ransomware protection?
Virtualization has enabled companies to aptly manage storage, network and resources effortlessly. However, installing and maintaining backup software for each application on every virtualized server is a laborious task for the firms. Moreover, the chances of having overtaxed hardware resources and resulting performance issues are higher with virtualization. Unitrends, a Burlington, MA-based company, addresses this challenge by providing an array of solutions for enterprise backup, virtual backup, and disaster recovery.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery were the most commonly cited reasons (60%) for having adopted Cloud-based solutions for backup and recovery. Enterprises acknowledge that cloud backups and recovery are required to maintain business operations and business continuity. The ability to recover data, when needed, in a cost effective manner was widely cited as one of the main criteria used to select a particular Cloud service. This whitepaper takes a look at both the advantages for those who have transitioned to cloud solutions and drawbacks for those who haven’t. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Characteristics of today’s retention landscape Business Continuity, not simply Data Recovery, is the actual requirement Are Cloud-based backup & recovery solutions being used to address these needs? Benefits of using the cloud for backup, recovery and business continuity Criteria used to select Cloud solutions Hindrances to adoption of Cloud-based solutions for backup and recovery
By: Software AG
Digital business transformation is based on an IT architecture transformation with a roadmap for digital capability implementation. Based on the software platforms, digital companies create enhanced or totally new business models which offer completely new digital customer experiences. Established companies are building up software know-how and are acquiring software companies to accelerate their digital transformation by injecting software innovation capabilities into their core business areas. This whitepaper helps to understand what makes today’s digital challengers attractive to customers and consumers, as it highlights their core competencies and differentiators based on their digital software-based technology. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Digital challengers separate companies from their customers Implementing digital capabilities for digital use cases Digital companies have a micro services-oriented, scalable IT architecture
What is cyber attack ?
Cyber attack is a deliberate exploitation of computer systems, technology dependent organizations and networks which involves various means of malicious acts usually originating from an anonymous source either to steal or alter or destroy a targeted susceptible system. It uses hostile codes to alter computer codes, program logic and data. Cyber attack may include consequences like identity theft, fraud, extortion, malware, spamming, system infiltration, Intellectual Property (IP)
What is cyber security ?
Cyber security is the body of technologies and process which practices protection of network, computers, data and programs from unauthorized access, cyber threats, attacks or damages. It deals with controlling physical access to hardware alongside protecting harm coming via network access and code injection. The sole purpose of cyber security is to defend the integrity of computing assets belonging to or connecting to an organization’s network.
What is Ransomware ?
Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts victim’s files with unbreakable encryption and then demands payment, typically around $200 to $500 in bitcoins, in order to unlock and get your data back. Ransomware is not new, In fact, forms of ransomware have been around for over a decade. Ransomware is intended to scam organization and generate direct revenue. Locker ransomware, crypto ransomware, misleading apps, fake antivirus installation are the four most prevalent direct revenue-generating