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Safeguarding Your Critical Data from Ransomware Threats
Ransomware attacks are on the rise and targeting organizations of all sizes and industries. Given the value of data to business today and the alarming rise in cyberattacks, securing and protecting critical data assets is one of the most important responsibilities in the enterprise. To help you fulfill this essential mission, we’ve pulled together some best practices to help you lock down your data and reduce the risk posed by ransomware and other security breaches.
The threat of ransomware is growing, while businesses are relying more and more on data. Is your IT team prepared to shield critical data and infrastructure from cyber criminals?

Thankfully, new best practices, strategies, and technologies can help you meet the threat head on.

With our eBook, “Safeguarding Your Critical Data from Ransomware Threats: Best Practices for Backup and Recovery” you’ll gain insight from our subject matter experts that will:
  • Help you lock down your data and reduce the risk of ransomware attacks freezing your business
  • Teach you about critical IT tactics to consider as part of your backup and recovery strategy
  • Get a conversation started in your organization about security and meeting key service level objectives  for the business
Mind the Gap: Understanding the threats to your Microsoft 365 data
Download this whitepaper to learn more about how you can prevent, or mitigate, these common Microsoft 365 data threats: external threats like ransomware, malicious insiders, user-errors, accidental keystrokes, and retention policy gaps.
From corporate contacts to sensitive messages and attachments, email systems at all companies contain some of the most important data needed to keep business running and successful. At the same time, your office productivity suite of documents, notes, and spreadsheets created by your employees is equally vital.

Unfortunately, in both cases, protecting that data is increasingly challenging. Microsoft provides what some describe as marginal efforts to protect and backup data, leaving the majority of the burden on the customer.

Download this white paper to learn more about how you can prevent, or mitigate, these common Microsoft 365 data threats:
•    External threats like ransomware
•    Malicious insiders
•    User-errors and accidental keystrokes
•    Retention policy gaps and confusion

Gorilla Guide to Real-Time Ransomware Detection and Recovery
Not only does Ransomware threaten the very way we do business it also forces us to adapt as rapidly as it grows in variety. This Gorilla guide includes rethinking your disaster recovery strategies to ensure you do not rely solely on backups Any potential threat to any piece of data must be detected the moment it appears, but if all else fails then we must be able to recover all data from any point in time – fast – if we are to keep pace of our attackers.

Rethink Your Ransomware Resilience and Disaster Recovery Strategy

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the ability to detect when an attack has begun is critical to the ability to recover quickly. Attackers are constantly evolving their attack methods and traditional backup and recovery technologies simply can’t detect encryption quickly enough.

This free Gorilla Guide outlines the dangers of ransomware, the impacts to organizations, and the need to detect attacks as they are occurring in real-time. This Gorilla Guide topics include:

-    The growing threat of ransomware
-    Challenges of traditional data protection solutions
-    Comparing solutions
-    Real-time ransomware detection & recovery
-    Zerto as an all-in-one CDP solution

Understanding how early detection can help mitigate a ransomware attack and allow recovery more quickly is vital to any ransomware resilience strategy. Don’t become a victim of delayed ransomware detection by relying on periodic backup solutions.
Download the free Gorilla Guide now to get informed!

Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare
With alarming statistics of ransomware attacks on the rise, healthcare organizations need to have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan in place. As healthcare organizations continue to evolve and store data in disparate locations and in the hands of more users than ever before, they have to take data protection as seriously as prevention. Prevention alone is not enough, and recovery must be a crucial component of every cybersecurity strategy.

It’s Time to Attack Your Ransomware Recovery Strategy

For healthcare organizations, experiencing a cyberattack is no longer a matter of if—it’s a matter of when. Developing a clear ransomware recovery strategy is your best defense. 

Our free Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare lays out the plan of attack needed to have a fighting chance against ransomware. This survival guide features essential information, including:

  • The growing threat of cyberattacks in healthcare
  • How healthcare customers use Zerto to recover in seconds
  • The key to rapid ransomware recovery to dramatically reduce downtime and data loss  

Without a ransomware response plan, your organization remains vulnerable. Download your Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare now—it’s free!

3 Reasons Ootbi by Object First is Best for Veeam
Ransomware is rampant. Malicious and negligent threats from inside and outside the company grow by the day. Unstructured data grows exponentially every second. Disasters are ever-present. Luckily, Object First resolves all those concerns in a compact, simplistic, and cost-effective manner.
This paper will cover the biggest challenges for mid-enterprises and the available solutions in the market today. We will explain the importance of immutability to ransomware recovery and how backup storage should be secure, simple, and powerful, all without compromise. These reasons will uncover why Veeam users need to consider Ootbi, by Object First, as their primary storage target for backup and recovery.

Immutability out-of-the-box solved for Mirazon and their customers
The desire to be resilient is becoming more prevalent across all corporations. Ransomware attacks have been rising over the past years, reaching a point where an attack occurs every 11 seconds. Because of this vulnerability, Mirazon, like many, needed to find an immutable solution that is also simple to operate and affordable for their customers.

This case study will cover the story of how Ootbi by Object First helped Mirazon cope with its business challenges. 

Ransomware attacks have been rising over the past years, reaching a point where an attack occurs every 11 seconds. This staggering statistic has proven that it is not a case of if but when, causing many corporations to seek resiliency. Furthermore, backups are now the primary target for ransomware. To address this vulnerability, Mirazon needed to properly secure not only their primary data, but also their backup data as well.

Optimization of IT Log Data with Log Intelligence
Cyber attacks are getting sophisticated, necessitating early detection of malicious activity. Stringent government policies and compliances necessitate building robust log management systems. And, increased reliance on technology to support hybrid work models necessitates efficient management of extensive log data. Hence, log intelligence is in demand by organizations as they need robust systems to address the issues above and create secure and efficient log management.
Want to know the Log Management Trends in 2024 and Beyond?
  • CISOs face stringent government regulations, such as the current administration mandating 12-18 months of log retention.
  • Chief Enterprise Architects worry that the average cost of a single enterprise service outage is $400K and the average MTTR is over 7 hrs.
  • Companies such as Facebook lose $65 million and 4.8% of their stock valuation over a 5-hour outage.
  • Security breaches mar organizational reputation and prove a threat to business.
  • 91% of leaders agree that monitoring tools are siloed and domain-specific, complicating the log management landscape.
  • VP Cloud/IT Services acknowledge the accelerated pace of digital transformation post-COVID-19 and recognize the need for more sophisticated security monitoring and SIEM adoption.
  • Log management market size reaches $2.3 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow to $4.1 billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 11.9%.
Network Vulnerability Remediation with BackBox
In an age of rising cyber dangers, the need for a complete network security management platform has become critical. The BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager, when combined with the BackBox Network Automation Platform, provides a simplified approach to identifying vulnerabilities and strengthening defenses. It provides dynamic inventory, risk rating, CVE mitigation, and repair priority, which reduces human labor while providing proactive network protection.

When used in conjunction with the BackBox Network Automation Platform, BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager aids in the detection of vulnerabilities and the strengthening of cyber-attack defenses. Administrators confront substantial hurdles in addressing vulnerabilities in network devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDSs), and routers. NIST publishes over 2,500 CVEs each month, overwhelming network managers with security knowledge.

The BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager solves these issues with its Closed-Loop Vulnerability Remediation procedure.

Dynamic Inventory: BackBox offers a comprehensive picture of network and security devices, removing the need for laborious and error-prone inventory processes.

Risk Scoring and Analytics: BackBox Network Vulnerability Manager's risk scoring engine assesses organizational vulnerabilities, providing attack surface scores and risk metrics for all network devices. This offers a thorough understanding of network vulnerabilities and risk exposure.

CVE Mitigation: Administrators search device configurations for vulnerable settings to assess CVE relevance. Automation removes mitigated vulnerabilities from the risk score. Certain CVEs can be marked non-applicable, recalculating the risk score for an accurate vulnerability status.

Without BackBox, vulnerability patching involves a manual process:

  • Understand inventory and exposures
  • Determine update priorities
  • Remediate with temporary configuration fixes
  • Remediate permanently with OS updates
  • Remove temporary configuration fixes

BackBox automates device detection, data collecting, and vulnerability mapping while prioritizing updates based on risk assessment. This gives administrators an up-to-date picture of network hazards, allowing them to quickly upgrade and provide full security.

Server Backup: A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting The Data On Your Servers
Learn how to safeguard your server data with backups that preserve your information in case of an on-premises disaster. In this ebook you will learn: How to create a backup strategy, The difference between various backup types, Backup Strategies for on-premises, cloud-only and hybrid backups, How to evaluate cloud storage solutions with a Buyer's Guide, How to write a disaster recovery plan.
In business, data loss is unavoidable unless you have good server backups. Files get deleted accidentally, servers crash, computers fail, and employees make mistakes. However, those aren’t the only dangers. You could also lose your company data in a natural disaster or cybersecurity attack. Ransomware is a serious concern for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as large enterprises. Smart companies plan ahead to avoid data loss. This ebook will discuss: • Why it’s critical to keep your data backed up. • Server backup basics. • The different types of server backup. • How to create a solid backup strategy for your company. • How to create a recovery plan if you ever need to use your server backups.
The Definitive Guide To Immutable Cloud Storage with Veeam and Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage
Robust data protection is critical amid rising ransomware threats. Business resilience requires the ability to adapt and respond to disruptions while maintaining operations. Addressing data protection challenges and leveraging cloud solutions are essential. Learn about how the collaboration between Veeam and Backblaze ensures secure, immutable, and cost-effective data recovery, empowering organizations to safeguard critical assets and ensure business continuity in the face of evolving threats.
In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, organizations face an unprecedented array of threats that underscore the critical importance of business resilience. An alarming rise in ransomware attacks has revealed that many organizations have inadequate data protection strategies and disaster recovery plans. To remain resilient, businesses must be proactive in adopting robust strategies that prioritize protection and recovery. This comprehensive guide explains the various facets of business resilience, including data protection and disaster recovery challenges. It also explores how the cloud has become an important tool for a more robust and agile response to cyberthreats.
Analyzing the Economic Benefits of the Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Platform
Unstructured data is vital for businesses but grows rapidly, making storage, protection, and management complex and costly. Cloud storage can ease this burden but can also be hard to manage, expensive, and unpredictable. Complex cloud storage limits developer productivity and media company agility. Learn how Backblaze customers simplified operations, enabled new opportunities, and significantly lowered costs, with substantial savings in storage, downloads, transactions, migration, and management
In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, organizations face an unprecedented array of threats that underscore the critical importance of business resilience. An alarming rise in ransomware attacks has revealed that many organizations have inadequate data protection strategies and disaster recovery plans. To remain resilient, businesses must be proactive in adopting robust strategies that prioritize protection and recovery. This comprehensive guide explains the various facets of business resilience, including data protection and disaster recovery challenges. It also explores how the cloud has become an important tool for a more robust and agile response to cyberthreats.
The Complete Guide to Ransomware
Ransomware attacks are expected to cost over $20 billion in 2023. Learn what you can do to avoid being a victim of a ransomware attack. In this guide you discover: •The Current State of Ransomware, •The Ransomware Economy, • How Ransomware Attacks Unfold, •Protecting Your Business From Ransomware
In 2021, the FBI reported 3,729 ransomware complaints, totaling over $49 million in losses. Predictions suggest attacks will occur every second by 2031, up from every 11 seconds in 2021. High-profile cases like the $70 million demand from REvil underscore the growing risk. This ebook explores the current state of ransomware, detailing how attacks happen and how businesses can protect themselves. While major incidents grab headlines, unreported attacks frequently devastate small and medium-sized businesses, highlighting the critical need for robust cybersecurity measures.
Using Object Lock to Protect Mission Critical Infrastructure
For Centerbase, a software as a service (SaaS) platform serving high-performing legal practices, nothing is more important than security and performance. While they run a robust, replicated, on-premises data storage system, they found that they could not meet their desired recovery time objectives (RTO) if they faced a disaster that took out both their production and disaster recovery (DR) sites.
The combination of Backblaze B2, Veeam, and Ootbi simplified and strengthened Centerbase’s storage and backup architecture. Even with their primary DR center and their extensive NAS storage arrays, they would not have been able to rebuild their infrastructure fast enough to limit business impact. Now, if their primary DR site is affected by ransomware or natural disaster, they can turn to their Backblaze B2 backups to quickly restore data and meet RTO requirements