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Advice on Anti-Ransomware Day: Prepare as if it’s any other kind of cyberattack

IT World Canada | May 12, 2021 – If you’re well-prepared for any cyberattack you’re prepared for ransomware.

“Ransomware is a disaster recovery event,” says Robert Capps, vice-president of innovation at the NuData Security division of Mastercard. “And for a lot of organizations, it’s a fairly mild one. For others, it can be business-impacting.

“When you talk to CISOs about any sort of disaster situation it comes down to resiliency and recoverability. Ransomware is just a fancy disruption attack. There can also be disruption through power outages or provider outages … You’ve got to be able to recover quickly, and those organizations that are ready don’t really sweat ransomware as much as recoverability of systems.”

For the complete article, see Advice on Anti-Ransomware Day: Prepare as if it’s any other kind of cyberattack.