Ransomware presents a clear and present danger against which all SMEs must defend. The latest strains of ransomware increasingly target SMEs in hopes of scoring large paydays with hefty ransoms. Ransom requests often come in at $1M US dollars that must be paid in short timeframes.
While cybersecurity software is the best means to detect and prevent ransomware, it cannot always stop it. Here is where SME backup solutions enter the scene. Using these solutions, SMEs may create a secondary defensive perimeter. The various features these solutions offer can help to detect, protect, and recover from ransomware attacks.