Heavy Campaign of Ransomware in Singapore
According to SINGAPORE CYBER LANSCAPE 2020, In 2020, 89 ransomware cases were reported to CSA, with cases hailing from the manufacturing, retail and healthcare sectors. This was a significant rise of
154% in cases over the whole of 2019.
5 standard and important measures against Ransomware
Here are the 5 crucial measures against Ransomware from the IT professional’s point of view.
1) Enhance Email Security
Over 90% malware comes from emails.
To be protected by Multi-venders’ Anti-malware/Anti-Spam are effective.
To filter emails by Sender authentication(SPF/DKIM/DMARC) are necessary against fishing emails.
And, to remove Macro from files are best way against “Emotet”.
2) Implement proper Anti-malware solutions and monitor them
To implement proper Anti-malware solutions not only to FW(UTM), but to PC, Servers is crucial.
Centralized management is effective, You can check all the devices’ status at a glance.
TrendMicro WorryFree Service Anti-Ransomware setting
3) Update Security Patches of your IT Equipment
It is essential to inspect and respond to security vulnerabilities.
A lot of staff members are working from home in the Covid19 situation and using home network to access your important data. Endpoint management is a crucial measure against malware.
LanScope Vulnerability Management Console
4) Monitor logs and behavior
It is useful to monitor a large number of files renaming and logon failures. This is a common behavior of Ransomware.
To get alerts timely, you can take measures against the incidents immediately.
5) Back up your data properly
No one can guarantee 100% that you will not get infected. Multiple backup, including off-site backup is an effective way.
Acronis Cloud Backup Console