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June 19, 2020

A Defense Strategy for Schools

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It’s becoming increasingly common for ransomware authors to directly attack high-value targets like schools. Following a success­ful attack, an attacker may demand millions of dollars in ransom money. Even if paying the ransom was an option, doing that doesn’t guarantee that data can be recovered. The best way that an organi­zation can protect itself against ransomware attacks is to implement a backup system that guarantees the recoverability of data.

About the Author(s)

Brien Posey
Microsoft MVP
Brien has worked in IT in at least some capacity since the age of 16. Prior to going freelance, he served as a network engineer for the United States Department of Defense at Fort Knox and as CIO for a chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities. He has also worked as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America. Starting from 2000, he has become a prolific technology author and has authored, co-authored or contributed to over 50 books, and created over a dozen video training courses in addition to his 7,000+ articles and papers. facilities. He has also worked as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America. Starting from 2000 he has become a prolific technology author and has authored, co-authored, or contributed to over 50 books, and created over a dozen video training courses in addition to his 7000+ articles and papers.
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