The National Cyber Security Centre has recently issued guidance to home users and small businesses who want to reduce the likelihood of being held to ransom by ‘WannaCry’ or any other type of ransomware.
The three main ways in which you can protect yourself or business are:
- Update software
- Run antivirus
- Keep a safe back up of files
To read the advice in greater detail, including what to do if you have been infected, visit the NCSC website: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/WannaCry-guidance-for-home-users-and-small-businesses
The NCSC also release a weekly threat report and this week it focuses on the recent ransomware attacks: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/report/weekly-threat-report-19th-may-2017
If you would like general advice on protecting your business online visit the ‘Advice Sheet’ section of the Warwickshire Business Watch website.