Ransomware Defense Best Practices

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RANSOMWARE DEFENSE Best Practices Checklist Ransomware is the fastest growing malware threat today. Utilize these security best practices and risk mitigation strategies to improve your overall security posture. BEFORE AN ATTACK: Discover, enforce and harden Conduct regular security awareness training with the latest information on threats and tactics Perform ongoing risk assessments to identify any security weaknesses and vulnerabilities in your organization: Conduct periodic port and vulnerability scans Ensure solid and timely patch management Disable unnecessary and vulnerable services Enforce strong authentication Centralize security logging Implement a new "best-of-breed" security architecture that leverages an integrated approach that is simple, open and automated: Deploy domain name system (DNS) layer protection Automatically enable endpoint protection (including mobile devices) Enable email gateway security Restrict lateral attack movement Enforce the principle of least privilege Regularly backup critical systems and data Assess and practice incident response DURING AN ATTACK: Detect, block and defend Activate incident response Communicate timely and accurate information Automatically share new security intelligence AFTER AN ATTACK: Scope, contain and remediate Resume normal business operations Collect and preserve evidence Analyze forensic data Perform root cause analysis SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION with a OneNeck representative and get a FREE HP 2-in-1 for your time. Visit

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