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  • Karen Bessette

Small Businesses are Not Immune from Ransomeware Attacks

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malware designed to encrypt all computer files & backups. A ransom payment is demanded in return for the decryption key. Cyberattackers can be in your systems for months, learning about your network & computer files. The attackers place organizations in a position where paying the ransom may be the easiest, cheapest & fastest method to regain access to their computer files.

Every 14 seconds, a business is hit by a ransomware attack. These ransomware attacks are increasing by more than 350% per year, with IoT attacks increasing by 217.5% year over year (YoY) from 2017 to 2018. The introduction of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, allows hackers to demand ransoms anonymously, sparking this tremendous spike in ransomware.

What is inSync doing to protect their clients?

Our cyber security team researched for a new, next generation antivirus solution to protect our clients from Ransomware. Our solution provides remote cloud monitoring & management, a 24/7 SOC or Security Operations Center.

Our solution also provides 24/7 365 threat monitoring & response. It provides behavioral artificial intelligence that monitors & maps each running process for malicious behavior. And it detects thousands of viruses & malware attack variants as well as diagnosing root causes.

Complete Response & Remediation

When malicious behavior is detected, our Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), the SOC automatically initiates remediation steps to isolate the threat and contain potential damage.

We're serious about protecting our clients from these types of threats. We also provide a Cloud backup that is isolated from the network. Our approach to protect our clients from these serious attacks is a multi-layered approach including training, firewalls, backups...

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