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Avoid Ransomware Disasters With a Better Backup and Recovery Strategy

Published: 22 July 2019

ID: G00392054

Analyst(s): Michael Hoeck


Backup and recovery vendors offer new capabilities to address ransomware attacks, but recovery will be impacted if these new capabilities aren’t used correctly. I&O leaders must ensure that key steps are taken to safeguard backup data copies and prioritize business-critical application recovery.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage Backup and Recovery Technologies Designed to Combat Ransomware
  • Harden Backup and Recovery Solution Infrastructure to Mitigate Ransomware Effects
  • Prepare for Critical Application Recovery to a Systemwide Ransomware Attack
  • Implement Backup and Recovery Test Plans Dedicated to Recover From Ransomware

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