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5 Ways Next-Gen Data Management Boosts Cyber Resiliency

Data is under attack. The 1,070% year-over-year uptick in ransomware threats proves it1. And today’s bad actors aren’t just encrypting data. They’re destroying backups and exfiltrating data so they can profit and damage brand reputations at the same time. That’s increasing the ransomware blast radius. Don’t let ransomware attackers win. Instead, fortify your environment and improve your response strategy with five next-gen data management powers. 1. Protect your backup data and systemLegacy backup isn’t architected to defend data against ransomware. That’s why companies still pay ransom. What’s needed is data safeguards built into your backup that help preserve customer trust and competitive edge. Look for a solution with native immutable backup snapshots because those can’t be encrypted, modified or deleted, protecting the authenticity of your data. Gain additional layers of protection by ensuring your backup has rules such as software-based write once, read many (WORM) with time-bound, data policy locks and...

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How to avoid a ransomware attack with Cohesity

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 on how to avoid a ransomware attack. Simple and practical methods 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 help you prevent...

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How to deal with the complexity of managing data in a multi-cloud world?

Did you know that basically everything we do within our companies generates data? It seems like an obvious question but many companies today are still just generating and receiving data without managing it properly. The reason behind this is that data management has become too expensive and too complex. If we look at an overview, we can see why everything is complex. Cohesity considers the main points for this to be constant storage in silos, whether in disparate locations and products, on-site and in clouds. Also the overload on IT teams that end up getting disconnected solutions; a product for backup and recovery, another for security, data governance, disaster recovery, file and object services, data analysis and a considerable amount more. Today we bring you some tips on how you can deal with the complexity of data management with the help of Cohesity. Simplify your system What businesses and users need...

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How not to be financially impacted by a ransomware attack?

When we talk about ransomware attacks, we soon know that we are talking about a high financial impact on the company in addition to the loss of important data. Ransom payment is not always the only impact we have, as we have already talked about the worst ransomware attacks, it often impacts sales, lack of consumer/user trust, process interruption, etc. All this means losing money and we don't want that. In 2021, the average ransomware payment was over half a million dollars. Along with that increase of about $200,000, insurance companies have increased their rates by 92% as well. So we need solutions that prevent the attack and help us not to be financially impacted by being attacked if that happens. Pure Storage has written 5 tips on how to minimize these costs that we bring today. Back up your data and test your backups frequently. If you've taken an offsite...

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What is Ransomware

What could be worse than a hacker breaking into the entire data system of your company and taking everything from you? Certainly a hacker breaking into your data system and asking for a ransom to bring your data back. And in case you don't pay the ransom, you could lose everything. The name of this type of cyber attack is ransomware, and it can be a big problem for you and your business if you don't have adequate protection. How a ransomware attack happens What makes ransomware so difficult to detect is because it is always very ‘masked’. This malware can be installed on your computer via malicious websites, suspicious links via email, or installation of vulnerable apps. Ransomware can also appear in links sent by social networks, wildly used to spread viruses today. Once downloaded and opened, a malicious program installs itself and takes control of your data storage. One...

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