Take backups of your data
You can avoid data loss by regularly backing up digital data onto external drives. This will protect your business and yourself from ransomware.
attacks. According to the U.S. government website for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA), "Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware
created to secure the files on a device, rendering any devices and files that rely on them unusable. The criminals will then demand ransom for
You may be thinking, "But...my company is just me as an intern!" Who would target a sole proprietor?" Don't think you aren't targeted until it's too late.
Similar to phishing scams and credential theft, ransomware attacks are increasing because of the remote nature of the pandemic.
Everyone is an opportunity to be targeted.