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Ransomware protection

Secure backup and recovery to overcome any cyberthreat

What is ransomware?

Ransomware is the most-serious threat to your business today. Veeam delivers secure ransomware protection that will help your organization recover from ANY cyberattack scenario in minutes with confidence.

Stay safe with Veeam

#1 for ransomware recovery

Safeguard your business with robust ransomware protection that avoids data loss or paying a costly ransom. Our software-first approach gives you the flexibility to maintain immutable storage, whether on-premises or in the cloud.
  • Comprehensive ransomware remediation

  • Infrastructure flexibility

  • Automated backup verifications

  • Fast, reliable recovery

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What is the real cost of ransomware?

Ransomware is no longer a question of if but when. Once you protect your business with Veeam, you will be able to defend against
ALL cyberattacks.

Without Veeam

$1.85M Average total cost of attack

$170K+ Average ransom paid

35% Average data loss

With Veeam

<$5k Total cost of attack

$0 Ransom paid

0% Data loss

Capabilities

Ransomware protection

Overcome any cyberthreat
Veeam enables you to be ready for ransomware attacks and recover with confidence. Veeam is the leader in backup and reliable recovery options on premises and in the cloud, offering the most-effective recovery options in the industry.
Staged and secure data restore

Ensure recovered virtual machines don’t contain any personal or sensitive data to meet compliance standards.

Real-time monitoring and alerts

Maintain visibility and mitigate issues with 340+ pre-set alarms and 150+ pre-built reports and Heatmaps.

Confident recovery orchestration

Dynamically update and automate the testing of recovery plans and quickly recover any data without manual intervention.

Data Integration API

Avoid impacting the performance of your production environment with third-party integrations.

Instant VM Recovery and database (DB) recovery

Restore VMs and DBs to your production environment by running them from compressed and deduplicated backup files.

Item-level recovery

Perform item-level recovery from application-aware backups with Veeam Explorers™ for Microsoft applications.

PII protection

Tag your infrastructure sources containing PII and monitor them with dashboards and audits.

Ransomware workload testing

Restore data in an isolated virtual sandbox, scan for malware, without impacting production systems.

Workload discovery

Automatically discover new workloads and applications to determine the best process for a successful backup.

Storage flexibility

Over 80 certified storage options, including over 30 object storage, of which 15 are immutable, makes the 3-2-1-1-0 rule easy.

Immutable backups

Secure options on premises and in the cloud using Veeam Scale-out Backup Repository™ (SoBR).

Veeam Platform

“A Modern Data Protection platform built for any cloud”

Veeam Platform is the most complete solution to help our organizations evolve the way they manage data, while ensuring its availability across any application or cloud infrastructure. Click on each of the platform layers to learn more about how they can help.

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Cloud

Secure and protect your data across your multi‑cloud environment.

Veeam offers a data protection platform for the multi‑cloud enterprise with strong alliance partnerships and seamless technology integrations with leading cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, GCP, IBM Cloud and thousands of Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners.

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SaaS

The control and protection required for your Microsoft 365 data

Veeam provides powerful protection for your SaaS‑based collaboration. With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, organizations can mitigate the risk of losing access and control over all their Office 365 data, including OneDrive and Microsoft Teams.

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Apps

Next‑generation application recovery engine

Accelerate disaster recovery of applications, databases and containers with Veeam Backup & Replication™ Next‑generation recovery engine. In addition to instant recovery for virtual machines, databases also include Oracle, SQL and Windows Active Directory.

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Virtual

#1 backup and availability for your virtual environments

Veeam’s virtualization capabilities are extensive, given that the company’s roots are in virtual server backup and recovery as well as replication and failover. Veeam Backup & Replication itself provides the bulk of Veeam’s virtual backup support with support for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper‑V hypervisors and Nutanix AHV.

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Physical

Seriously powerful NAS and physical server backup

Physical servers, NAS and endpoints remain critical components of today’s data centers. Veeam provides backup and recovery for these physical components with Veeam Agents, including support for NAS, Windows, Linux, AIX and Solaris.

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Data reuse

Improve the accessibility of your data and unleash faster innovation.

Unleash the power held within your data to achieve greater innovation. Reuse trapped data to drive advanced analysis, decision-making and business insight with the data reuse features within Veeam Backup & Replication.

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Disaster Recovery Orchestration

Intelligent recovery orchestration and data reuse automation

Orchestration is critical for both data availability and agility. Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator helps automate creating, documenting and testing DR plans, so business continuity and compliance can be maintained.

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Monitoring and Analytics

Visibility for any data, any app across any cloud

Gain unified AI-driven data management for your entire IT infrastructure. With Veeam ONE™, customers can leverage a powerful monitoring, reporting and capacity planning tool that provides visibility into their workload and is driven by proprietary machine learning and big data capabilities.

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Backup and Recovery

Veeam Backup & Replication is the engine that drives Veeam Platform.

Centralize data protection for your cloud, SaaS, virtual, Kubernetes and physical workloads. Veeam’s core capabilities, backup and recovery, along with replication and failover, combine to form the cornerstone of Veeam’s flagship products, Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Availability Suite™.

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Storage, analytic and management APIs

Our APIs enable the highest integration level across storage partners, management capability and third‑party data analytics.

Veeam delivers integrations and interfaces with a broad ecosystem of solutions and partners. This includes data analytic and reporting tools, management platforms and hypervisor integration with VMware, Microsoft and Nutanix, and cloud integrations, including AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud and thousands of service providers and storage integration partners.

On Premises, public cloud and BaaS & DRaaS

Veeam products and solutions are fully flexible, enabling customers to choose the best deployment platform to meet their unique needs. Organizations can choose to deploy fully on-prem, both virtual and physical options, public cloud, including AWS, Azure and GCP, and fully managed BaaS (Backup as a Service) and DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) offerings by our network of service provider partners available in 180+ countries.

How can I stay protected?

Veeam offers powerful solutions to protect your business from ransomware attacks and other threats.
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Veeam Backup & Replication

Availability for all your cloud, virtual and physical workloads — Quickly achieve fast, flexible, reliable backup, archival, recovery and replication.

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Veeam ONE

Deliver true proactive management of your backup environment with visibility, reporting and analytics that help you detect issues before they become problems.

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Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator

Automatically test, document and execute disaster recovery plans for any VM in as little as one-click, recovering everything from a single application to entire sites.

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Veeam Backup for
Microsoft Office 365

Eliminate the risk of losing access to your Office 365 data, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.

Latest ransomware trends 

Educate yourself with Veeam’s latest ransomware trends to ensure your business stays protected.

Gartner named Veeam a Leader for the fifth time in 2021.

 
5 Ransomware Protection Best Practices

Assess cybersecurity risks and master the evolution of ransomware attacks.

Ransomware Protection Demo Video

Stop ransomware attacks in its tracks.

Ransomware advice webinar

Hear from experts on steps to take now to prevent misfortune later.

Ransomware Risk Assesment

12 simple questions to assess your current ransomware protection.

Learn more about ransomware protection

What is ransomware?
Ransomware is maliciously created malware that finds and encrypts an organization’s files and storage. Through entry points like phishing emails, users can unintentionally allow this attack into the organization. Cybercriminals use this malware to extort money from the organization. With many ransomware attacks also seeking out all production and backup files and documents — and encrypting those too — the organization is left no choice but to meet the cybercriminals’ demands.
How should I prevent ransomware?

Veeam backup products are known for being simple, flexible and reliable — attributes that are key to your resiliency efforts. When it comes to a ransomware incident, resiliency is completely predicated on how you implement your Veeam backup infrastructure solution, the behavior of the threat and the course you take in remediating the threat.

To find implementation recommendations for ransomware resiliency, explore the following guidance: Protection of the Veeam Backup & Replication server and components Implementing Veeam capabilities for ransomware detection Ultra-resilient backup storage and the 3-2-1 Rule Multiple recovery techniques configuration Endpoint protection Network-Attached Storage (NAS) protection Veeam encryption of backup data Orchestrating recoveries of backups and replicas.

How can I recover from ransomware?

At Veeam, our approach to remediating ransomware is this:

Don’t pay the ransom. Restore the data — this is the only option. In spite of all of the education and implementation techniques that you may employ to stay resilient against ransomware, you should be prepared to defend against a ransomware incident if a threat is introduced. But what you may not have thought about is specifically what to do when a threat is discovered. Here are a few recommendations for remediation to have at your disposal should a ransomware incident happen:

VEEAM SUPPORT
There’s a special group within the Veeam Support organization that has specific operations to guide customers through restoring data in ransomware incidents. Since you don’t want to put your backups at risk, having this support is critical for your ability to recover.

COMMUNICATION FIRST
In disasters of any type, communication becomes one of your first challenges. Have a plan for how to communicate out-of-band with the right individuals. This plan can include group text lists, phone numbers or other mechanisms that are commonly used for on-call but expanded for an entire IT operations group.

EXPERTS
Have a list of security, incident response, identity management, etc. teams ready to contact if needed. They can be within the organization or external experts. If a Veeam service provider is used, there are additional value add-ons to their base offering that can be considered (such as Veeam Cloud Connect Insider Protection).

CHAIN OF DECISION
In recovering from any disaster, who makes the call to restore, to fail over and so on? Have discussions about this decision authority beforehand, so your chain of decision is ready to deploy should an incident arise.

READY TO RESTORE
When it’s appropriate to restore, implement additional safety checks before putting systems on the network again. Additional steps can include restoring with network access disabled for a final check.

RESTORE SAFELY
Veeam Secure Restore will trigger an antivirus scan of the image before the restoration completes. Veeam Secure Restore uses the latest antivirus and malware definitions, with the option of an additional tool, to ensure a threat is not reintroduced.

FORCE PASSWORD RESETS
While it’s not always popular with users, implementing a sweeping forced change of passwords reduces the threat propagation surface area.

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