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As ransomware continues to be among the dominant cyber threats organizations face this year, businesses have responded by ensuring they are backing up their data. Although data backups are part of the layered approach to protecting your business, many organizations are improperly backing up their data, and these backups must be protected and kept safe from ransomware attacks.

Victor Congionti, CEO of Proven Data

Ransomware is a multi-billion dollar business, making its money off stealing your data and holding it for ransom. And it’s growing: ransomware attacks increased more than 40 percent in 2019 from the year prior.

Keeping your business data safe and using best backup practices is imperative to recover from a ransomware attack. But how can you effectively back up your data?

The 3-2-1 Backup Method is a good place to start. Three copies of your data, stored across two different mediums, with one offsite backup.

Read more about best backup practices at Infosecurity Magazine.