Does the WannaCry ransomware attack make you wanna cry? By now you have probably heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack hitting businesses around the world. According to the BBC, "The WannaCry cyber-attack infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, affecting government, healthcare and private company systems." So how do you protect your business from WannaCry and prevent losing all of your company data?
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On Friday, May 12, 2017 a massive ransomware attack was launched affecting computers worldwide. Ransomware attacks typically rely on unsuspecting end users clicking on a link or an attachment which launches a program that encrypts (locks) all of the files a user has access to, including those on a corporate server. The user is then told to pay a ransom in the form of BitCoin to receive a key to unlock the files.
The cloud truly is the future of business technology. In less than three years, 78% of U.S. small businesses will have fully adopted cloud computing—and law firms across the country have already joined that number.