- Invest in robust anti-virus software: Ensure your business has installed anti-virus software that offers real-time scanning and updates. This software should be configured to run frequent scans and block any threats detected. Make sure to update the software regularly to stay protected against new threats.
- Educate employees: Train employees to identify and avoid phishing emails, malicious websites, and suspicious attachments. Teach them to use strong passwords and enable multi-factor authentication.
- Backup data regularly: In a ransomware attack, having a backup of critical data can save your business. It’s essential to back up data regularly and store it separately from your network.
- Restrict access to sensitive data: Limit sensitive information to only those who need it. This can be done by setting up user permissions and restricting access to specific folders or files.
- Keep software up to date: Ensure that all software is up to date, including operating systems, web browsers, and plugins. Updates often contain security patches that can protect against spyware and ransomware.
- Implement a robust firewall: A firewall can prevent unauthorized access to your network and block malicious traffic. Configure your firewall to block incoming traffic from untrusted sources.
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