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Protecting network shares from ransomware

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#1 musicbits


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Posted 23 March 2016 - 12:39 PM

What are the best practices for protecting network shares from ransomware? In my environment permissions are broad with read/write for everyone. Current policy doesn't allow shares to be mapped but that's no longer helpful.


This article covers Windows Servers but we also have a variety of NAS units deployed.





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Posted 23 March 2016 - 03:16 PM

A good backup procedure and an even better restore procedure (that has been thoroughly tested).

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Posted 23 March 2016 - 03:32 PM

Would something like Norton Security Endpoint [I don't think I have the name right] for businesses be helpful?

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Posted 23 March 2016 - 06:35 PM

There are some suggestions (Post #6) in this topic.
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Posted 23 March 2016 - 09:07 PM

It would appear that old school tape backups are the way to go.

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