Ransomware Protection and Recovery: Top Tips and Best Practices
Date: Tuesday, July 11 at 11am PT / 2pm ET
Ransomware and other threats against your organization's IT resources are in your future (if not already). The question is, what are you doing to prepare, protect, and recover when attacked? When it comes to ransomware, don't be scared, be prepared. Your best defense is a potent offense, being prepared and ensuring your applications, data, and associated resources are protected from different threats and having flexibility on how you will recover, restore, or resume your business.
Join Greg Schulz, Author and Sr. Analyst at Server StorageIO and Microsoft MVP (CDM), along with Scott Hetrick, Data Protection Pre-Sales manager from Quest, for an interactive discussion. Scott and Greg will discuss trends, customer pain points, techniques, and best practices to prepare you and your organization for recovering from ransomware and other threat risks.
What you will learn:
- Various ransomware attacks and impacts on different organizations
- Why backup is the last line of defense in recovery from cyber-attack
- Being prepared with data protection and recovery
- Having multiple copies of data in other locations
- Importance of protecting apps, data, and backup data
- Role of encryption, immutability, and backup security
- Protecting data locally along with replicating to the cloud
About the presenters:
Greg Schulz, Founder and IT Analyst, Server StorageIO
Greg has worked as the customer in various IT organizations in different roles, as well as a vendor, consulting analyst and author of several books including “Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials” (CRC Press). Greg brings a diverse background with real world perspective across applications, data infrastructures, hardware, software, and clouds. Greg is a Microsoft MVP Cloud Data Center Management and previous ten-time VMware vExpert.
Scott Hetrick, Data Protection Pre-Sales Manager, Quest
Scott has been working closely with the Quest Data Protection solutions for 23 years. Scott has held multiple rolls during this time, anywhere from systems engineering to technical partner account management. Currently, he is the Data Protection Pre-Sales manager and have the joy of leading a very seasoned and knowledgeable SE team. This team is instrumental when it comes to assisting customers and partners on showing the value of our solutions. Outside of work you will find him on one of the Great Lakes, hiking, camping and fly fishing.