Despite your best efforts sometime things don’t go to plan. Taking swift action will give you the best chance of recovering and getting back to business. Here’s what you can do to get your business back online after a compromise. Report Use this page to report a cybercrime, report a cyber incident or report a vulnerability Backing up and restoring Regularly backup the data on your personal computer, phone or tablet to the cloud or to external hard drives. This will protect you from data loss from hardware failures, breakage, theft, or malware infection like ransomware. Software updates Keeping your operating system and applications up to date is one of the best ways to protect yourself from being hacked. Phishing - scam emails Phishing is a way that cybercriminals steal confidential information, such as online banking logins, credit card details, business login credentials or passwords/passphrases, by sending fraudulent messages (sometimes called ‘lures’). Ransomware Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that makes your computer or its files unusable unless you pay a fee. It can get onto your device in the same way as other malware or a virus.