Ransomware Prevention

By now you’ve likely seen the headlines about ransomware: a type of malware that locks access to your vital business data until you pay the cybercriminal. At least 4 businesses in Douglas County have been hit with ransomware just since January this year, and that doesn't count our neighbors in Tillamook County or Keiser City. These malicious cybercriminals costs businesses hundreds of millions a year, and most never get their financial records, electronic documents, or other critical information back because the criminal simply disappears after being paid. Keiser reported paying $48,000 and Tillamook County paid $300,000 while the cybercriminals were demanding Millions from another local business. Ransomware can sneak into your systems in a variety of ways, but Peak IT’s Ransomware Prevention services help protect your systems.

We use filtering and scanning software to help protect your email system, ransomware’s favorite avenue of attack, as well as antivirus and intrusion prevention tools to add another layer of protection to your network. We’ll also employ content filtering and employee cybersecurity training since most ransomware is unwittingly allowed in by users who think they are clicking on something harmless. Partner with Peak IT, and our solutions will add more layers of protection to help safeguard your business against ransomware and any other cyberattack that threatens everything you’ve built.

Peak IT help protect you from ransomware as well as:

  • Viruses, worms, Trojans, and other types of malware
  • Phishing, spear phishing, and other social engineering scams
  • Identity spoofing, credential theft, and other types of intrusion threats
  • And many more cyberthreats

With the latest, very sophisticated SolarWinds Orion Breaches, sometimes referred to as Sunburst and Supernova, it has become apparent that businesses of all sizes are at risk of compromise. The top three things you can do to protect your company is to:

  • Develop/Update and test your Disaster Recovery plan, which should includes backups
  • Cyber Liability Insurance
  • Build rings of defense into your IT security systems

If you are wondering if you have the right layers of security implemented, call us today at 541-229-0566 to schedule your FREE Cybersecurity Risk Assessment.

Stop cybercriminals from destroying your business and get peace of mind with Peak IT’s Ransomware Prevention Approach