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Winning the War on Ransomware - Veeam Recorded session.
Ransomware has become one of the most feared threats for IT environments, reaching around $7.5 billion in payments in 2019. This malware produces damage, not only by the actual cost of the ransom, but also by causing revenue decreases due to loss of productivity and a seriously affected reputation. There’s no mercy in ransomware attacks, and affected targets can be businesses of any size and shape — even personal computers aren’t safe.
In this session, Rick Vanover and Melissa Palmer are offering some best practices for winning the ransomware battle in H2 2020. Register to learn the best techniques for fighting ransomware, including:
- How to detect ransomware with Veeam® ONE alarms
- How to stay resilient against ransomware with offline backups
- How to use SureBackup to perform recovery verification
In 2019, the U.S. was hit by an unprecedented and unrelenting barrage of ransomware attacks that impacted at least 966 government agencies, educational establishments and healthcare providers at a potential cost in excess of $7.5 billion. The impacted organizations included:
- 113 state and municipal governments and agencies.
- 764 healthcare providers.
- 89 universities, colleges and school districts, with operations at up to 1,233 individual schools potentially affected.
The incidents were not simply expensive inconveniences; the disruption they caused put people’s health, safety and lives at risk.
- Emergency patients had to be redirected to other hospitals.
- Medical records were inaccessible and, in some cases, permanently lost.
- Surgical procedures were canceled, tests were postponed and admissions halted.
- 911 services were interrupted.
- Dispatch centres had to rely on printed maps and paper logs to keep track of emergency responders in the field.
- Police were locked out of background check systems and unable to access details about criminal histories or active warrants.
- Surveillance systems went offline.
- Badge scanners and building access systems ceased to work.
- Jail doors could not be remotely opened.
- Schools could not access data about students’ medications or allergies.
- Property transactions were halted.
- Utility bills could not be issued.
- Grants to nonprofits were delayed by months.
- Websites went offline.
- Online payment portals were inaccessible.
- Email and phone systems ceased to work.
- Driver’s licenses could not be issued or renewed.
- Payments to vendors were delayed.
- Schools closed.
- Students’ grades were lost.
- Tax payment deadlines had to be extended.