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First, the bad news. Then, the really good news.

6 Jun , 2017 Cyber Resilience,Cyber Security,cyberresiliency,cybersecurity,Disaster Recovery,SMB,Uncategorized,wimzkl

First, the bad news. Then, the really good news.

As humans, our default instinct is to ignore things that threaten us until they impact us directly even as we are very weak and vulnerable to them. That’s why hardly anyone has an estate plan or business continuity strategy. The real problem is this: the less we care, the more vulnerable we are.

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Ransomeware: To pay or not to pay, that is the question.

19 May , 2017 Cyber Resilience,Cyber Security,cyberresiliency,cybersecurity,Disaster Recovery,SMB,wimzkl

Ransomeware: To pay or not to pay, that is the question.

By now, after the global spread of WannaCry, we can use ‘ransomewared’ as a transitive verb. I may be trying to make light of something nasty here because it’s nasty stuff that has ruined the day for many thousands of people. I hope I never have to help anyone ever navigate their way out of such an insidious trap ever again. Unlikely, that. So, here is some solid, step-by-step advice to take should the gods forbid you ever find yourself in that most unsavory situation.

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