10 ways to prevent, detect and recover from ransomware attack


Ransomware is a kind of malware that typically encrypts data, blocking access to it until a fee is paid to the attacker. While the hype used to outweigh the actual

risk, ransomware has evolved, spread and grown rapidly more sophisticated in response to our efforts to defend against it.

How to avoid ransomware

1. Security awareness training

2. Continuous vulnerability assessment

3. Up to date asset inventory

4 Updates, patches and configuration

5. Reliable backup and recovery

6. Intrusion detection

7. File integrity monitoring

8. Log monitoring and analysis

9. Continuous threat intelligence

10. Real-time traffic monitoring