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How to prevent a ransomware attack

A ransomware attack is characterized by an invasion of a data storage system that steals and encrypts this data, keeping access only to the hacker and asking for a ransom payment for the user to regain access. Preventing ransomware attacks through cybersecurity best practices and regular snapshots is the best option. Learn more about preventing a ransomware attack. Simple and practical methods to prevent a ransomware attack As we mentioned above, you must take from the simplest to the most complex precautions against ransomware. Some of the most common methods to avoid an attack are: • Keep the operating system and technology stack up to date to avoid known exploits and vulnerabilities;• Invest in cybersecurity (such as InfoSec training, network security audits, and vulnerability testing);• Control access to protect files and data through administrator rights and privilege management;• Backing up files using regular snapshots and other data protection methods. Cohesity can...

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Improve your relationship with your user keeping their data safe

We are always thinking about growing our business more and more. We want successful business with many customers and users, many sales, and reach the whole world with what we do. The main point of this success is the relationship with the customer, the one that can destroy your image or improve it more and more through referrals. After the Cambridge Analytics scandal, Edward Snowden, and the creation of the general data protection law (GDPR), people started to consider the security of their data one of the points that make them consume and indicate companies. With this we have reached the point that if you do not keep your customers' data safe, these customers will not be happy. They will be subject to attacks and unprotected. After all, data is not just data data is people. Also, we talk about systems that work through data stored somewhere. If this data is...

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Data is not just data. Data is people

The lack of data security can culminate in cyber attacks and information leakage, which significantly affects the financial health of companies and their trustworthiness with customers. This is because data is not just numbers or stored names but is totally related to people and defines who they are, such as emails, age, phone number, etc. It is the why a law like GDPR exists to prevent people from being compromised because of poorly stored or managed data. What is GDPR? According to GDPR.EU, “The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the toughest privacy and security law in the world. Though it was drafted and passed by the European Union (EU), it imposes obligations onto organizations anywhere, so long as they target or collect data related to people in the EU. The regulation was put into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR will levy harsh fines against those who violate its...

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New ransomware alert

A new fake update for the Windows 10 operating system is instead hijacking computers with ransomware. The alert was raised at the beginning of this month and hundreds of people have already fallen victim to the scam, with millions more at risk. The name of the ransomware is Magniber, and once a computer has been infected, users are served a warning saying that all their files have been encrypted. For now, the victims are students and non-professional users, but what about the future? It can be a threat even for companies, like other attacks that happened before. Be protected, discover how our vendors can help you to keep your data safe. Contact us now!

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Know more about Pure Storage Flash Arrays

Pure Storage has solutions for your Datacentre that make it more 'green' (sustainable), secure and modern. Today, we'll cover all the types of Flash Array that Pure Storage offers and decide which one is right for you. First off all, what is an all-flash array? An all-flash array (AFA) is a storage infrastructure that contains only flash memory drives instead of spinning disk drives. All-flash storage is also known as Solid-State Array (SSA). AFAs and SSAs deliver speed, performance, and agility for your business applications. For a long time, Hard Disk dominated Datacentres, but with the SSD boom, many companies started to opt for Flash memories, much faster and more efficient but expensive. Thanks to Moore's law, flash storage has become more cost-effective making all-flash versions of devices viable. Pure Storage deals exclusively with this type of all-flash Array, called the Flash Arrays or All-Flash Arrays. Pure Storage Flash Array Types...

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