ChalkTalk Video: Why is Recovery From Ransomware So Hard?

Recovery from ransomware is different from any other type of recovery. Most are single file restores caused by a user mistakenly deleting a file. At the other end of the spectrum is a complete server or application recovery, where you select the server’s or application’s data and start to recover. The restore is contiguous.

As we discuss in this ChalkTalk Video, Ransomware is different. It involves restoring thousands if not hundred of thousands of non-contiguous files. And IT needs to watch the restore carefully to make sure that the files are not instantly corrupted again.

Protecting the organization against ransomware requires more than just a good recovery strategy. In our on demand webinar, we discuss the three P’s to ransomware survival: Prevention, Planning and Practice. Click here to register and watch now.

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Eleven years ago George Crump founded Storage Switzerland with one simple goal; to educate IT professionals about all aspects of data center storage. He is the primary contributor to Storage Switzerland and is a heavily sought after public speaker. With over 25 years of experience designing storage solutions for data centers across the US, he has seen the birth of such technologies as RAID, NAS and SAN, Virtualization, Cloud and Enterprise Flash. Prior to founding Storage Switzerland he was CTO at one of the nation's largest storage integrators where he was in charge of technology testing, integration and product selection.

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