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.
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.
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’).