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Backups Need Protection Too

Anne Bisagno

36 SECOND READ

We hope we've already convinced you that backups are a key defense against ransomware. But your backups need to be protected against infection too, or they'll be worse than worthless. Here are some recommendations for keeping your backups safe:

 

1.  Understand the backup policies of any online file sharing services you use. 

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Monitor your backup process metrics daily for suspicious activity (for example, the inability to compress or deduplicate files.) 

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Keep your backups separate from your normal operating environment so ransomware can't access and compromise them. 

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Back up your most business-critical data hourly or daily and test your ability to restore from it regularly. 

 

Xantrion can help you set up a backup process that's as impervious to ransomware as possible. Call us before the worst happens!

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