How Do You Protect Your Network from Ransomware?

In order to protect your network from ransomware, you need to constantly monitor and verify who has access and who is in your network at all times. This can be achieved through network monitoring and security applications that send alerts whenever suspicious activity is detected. You also need to make sure all of your software, anti-virus, firewall and security applications are up-to-date.

Educating employees so that they know not to click on links in suspicious emails or download any questionable attachments is important as well. They should also not be able to add or download new applications to the server without the prior consent of IT. All applications utilized in an organization need to be whitelisted by IT in order to prevent ransomware attacks.

About Critical Insight

Critical Insight is the only cybersecurity-as-a-service provider that prepares, monitors and responds to cyber threats, going beyond SOC-as-a-service offerings typical of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) offerings.

With a focus on organizations that deliver critical services – hospitals, local governments, utilities, school systems, and more – we provide end-to-end support to those with limited security teams or budgets to handle threats proactively and as they occur.

Based in Bremerton and Seattle, Washington, Critical Insight is a venture-backed company founded by former CISOs in the public sector. We are committed to training new analysts and providing the most up-to-date cybersecurity protection.

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Check out our Security Awareness Trainings

In these 60-minute sessions, you’ll learn how to spot the links to avoid, you’ll learn how ransomware really works, and you’ll come away with some pretty good stories to tell. This won’t be one of those boring trainings, we promise.