Be Proactive Not Reactive With Your Cyber Security
Within the past 60 days, three of our Sage customers have been victims of Ransomware. In all cases, the Ransomware directly ‘attacked’ the Sage databases and brought the operational processing to a halt. Luckily, the customers’ IT teams were able to recover quickly by isolating the source and reinstalling backups. Though questions remain about the originating source of the attacks, the threats created a valuable learning experience for all about the importance of precaution and safekeeping. The customer’s planning and preparedness minimized the distraction and financial effects. Aside from these common tips to implement as best practices, two new trends are emerging as defense and recovery options, too.