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Any organization is vulnerable to a Ransomware Attack.
That includes yours.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that prevents users from retrieving their data. The malware encrypts the files on your system and IT infrastructure and holds it “hostage” until the demanded ransom is paid. Once attacked, how do you get your files without paying a huge ransom? Spectra has you covered.

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How We Overcame A Ransomware Attack

By Tony Mendoza, senior director, IT, Spectra Logic Corp.

If you’re in the storage business, the last thing you want to do is ‘announce’ a ransomware attack.

But that’s actually counter-intuitive. We were hit with ransomware, and as a storage business, we feel it is important to share the story in order to help others prepare.

As senior director of IT, I’m not usually involved in the small, day-to-day glitches that occur. I’ve got a great team of IT professionals, and they rarely have to involve me in such normal operations. Thursday morning, May 7, 2020, would prove to be anything but ‘normal operations.’

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Protecting your business from Ransomware

Hackers attack every 39 seconds, or an average of 2,244 times a day; 51% of businesses have been impacted by ransomware in the last year; and 50% of IT professionals don’t believe that their organization is ready to defend against a ransomware attack. What are we doing wrong? Or more to the point, what could we do better?

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Webinar: When Ransomware Hits

Spectra’s IT Director Tony Mendoza shares his first-hand experience on how he and his team were able to prevail over a ransomware attack by utilizing the best-of-breed business continuity and disaster recovery plans that Spectra had previously developed for itself.

How to Stop Ransomware With a Simple Air Gap

By Fred Moore, President, Horison Information Strategies
The changing landscape of the data protection industry has evolved from backing up data in order to recover from hardware and network failures, software bugs and human errors, to fighting a mounting wave of cybercrime. Over the years, hardware and software have significantly improved their reliability and resiliency levels. However, cybercrime has now become a bigger threat to data protection…

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Horison Tape Air Gap 2020

By Fred Moore, President, Horison Information Strategies
The changing landscape of the data protection industry has evolved from primarily backing up data in order to recover from hardware, software, network failures and human errors, to fighting a mounting wave of cybercrime. Over the years, hardware and software have significantly improved their reliability and resiliency levels but security is a people problem, and people are committing the cybercrimes. Cybercrime has now become the biggest threat to data protection and the stakes are getting higher as anonymous individuals seek to profit from other’s valuable digital data.

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How to Store and Protect an Exabyte

Cost-Effective Approaches to Storing and Protecting Massive Data Sets
There’s never been a better time for discussing how to store, manage and protect an Exabyte of data -– whether you’re there already or plan to be in the next five years. An Exabyte is 1 quintillion bytes or a 1 with 18 zeros behind it. 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. It sounds astronomical, but with data growing exponentially, you need to be prepared. This e-book will guide you in new methods to store an Exabyte of data and provide examples of those who will soon be there.

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Awards

The combination of Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl® Converged Storage System with the Spectra® Stack Tape Library solution was selected as the winner of the 2018 anti-ransomware technology solution award by Channelnonics. The Channelnomics Security Awards recognize the trailblazers in the security industry — those players who are embracing the ever-changing face of the market and making it possible for the channel to forge ahead in this challenging landscape.

Data Protection Solutions

The strongest defense against risk and the best assurance for full data protection in the event of a disaster is the strategic deployment of a combination of technologies, including Spectra tape libraries and Spectra disk systems.

Nobody does data storage better than Spectra Logic. With over 40 years of expertise in helping the world’s biggest brands preserve their data, Spectra provides its customers with disaster recovery protection that is both long term and economical.

Want to Learn More about Ransomware?

Read this interesting chapter excerpt on Ransomware and Malware from  Spectra CEO Nathan Thompson’s book, Society’s Genome, to learn more about Ransomware and the harm it causes to organizations worldwide.

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