10 Critical Steps to Survive a Ransomware Attack, Step 3: Use a Web Content Filter to Limit Internet Access.

Posted Posted in Business Continuity, Ransomware, Security

If you and your staff don’t need¬†unfettered Internet access to do your job, don’t allow it. Period. Most of your employees do not need access to Facebook, Amazon, CNN, YouTube, and a majority of the websites they’re accessing every day. Every time you go online and access a website, you are increasing your exposure to […]

10 Critical Steps to Survive a Ransomware Attack

Posted Posted in Best Practice, Business, Business Continuity, Internet, Phishing, Ransomware, Scams, Security

We’re seeing a rash of ransomware sweeping across IT systems, ranging from large enterprises to microbusinesses with only a few PCs.¬†As I am writing this, we are in the middle of responding to an incident where a business has been entirely shut down due to being infected with the Locky ransomware. The entire business has […]

Review: Data Rescue 4

Posted Posted in Apple, Business Continuity, Reviews

Data Rescue 4 Prosoft Engineering Price: $0 – 299 I recently had the opportunity to review Data Rescue 4.2 from Prosoft Engineering, including a branded copy of their Bootwell USB thumbdrive. From the publisher’s website: Data Rescue is hard drive recovery software that can recover your photos, videos, documents from: crashed, corrupted or non-mounting hard […]