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4 ways to thwart Ransomware in Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall 2017 (version 1709) has introduced some excellent new features for protecting against ransomware. Using Windows Defender the big 4 features are Exploit Protection, Attack Surface Reduction (formerly EMET), Network Protection and Controlled Folder Access. Together they mount for formidable defense. But… There’s a big caveat in this whole protection scheme. You must […]

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What are “Good Backups” when it comes to Ransomware?

I’ve been responding to multiple ransomware outbreaks for clients, and there’s something I’ve been noticing: having backups isn’t enough. They have to be “good” and that deserves some explaining. – A domain joined system with a “backup” share isn’t going to cut it. It will quickly be compromised. – An external drive that remains attached […]


Get into Susan Bradley’s Ransomware Prevention Class 4

Susan Bradley, co-author of the Ransomware Prevention Kit and Enterprise Security MVP, is holding a class on ransomware prevention for Penton. http://windowsitpro.com/ransomware-fighting-back?promo=UM_17424&utm_rid=CPMIN000007856887&utm_campaign=79569&utm_medium=email&elq2=bbb93dcf081e47d6a2f884f667d3e5a5 Course Agenda: Session 1: Network Protection Techniques for Ransomware – 11am ET File Resource Manager and Group Policy are just a few of the network protection techniques you can use to assist in […]


Ransomware Prevention Kit updates 5

It’s that time again. Back in August we published updates to the Kit that included updated GPO’s, Resources, De-cryption keys, FSRM list, and a sample fake ransomware. Today I’ll be updating the kit to include an updated GPO deployment powershell script that was contributed by Robert Pearman, a new video series called Ransomware Bites, by […]


New Ransomware Kit Materials Released

Things change and so it’s time to update the ransomware prevention kit. Some items are new, some are updated. Look at the file dates in the OneDrive share to determine what’s been updated. If you’re already a Ransomware kit customer go to shared in your OneDrive account to review the kit contents again. Here’s a […]


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Ransomware Prevention

Our ransomware prevention kit is a set of IT best practices and tools that you can deploy in your network. In 2013 we created the first set of Group Policies to combat Cryptolocker. Since then we’ve continued to expand and improve our IT Best Practices approach to Ransomware Prevention. It now includes documents, policies, recovery […]


Ransomware: The Problem and the Prevention

05/25/2016 @ 11:00 am EST - 12:00 pm EST -

Amy and Susan are presenting a webinar titled Ransomware: The Problem and the Prevention for LogicNow. Learn how to quickly recover from and prevent the latest threat on the web – ransomware. From CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, it’s estimated that it’s cost it’s victims over $30 million dollars. Learn how to better protect yourself and prevent yourself from becoming its next victim.


Ransomware: The problem and the prevention

05/18/2016 @ 6:00 pm EST - 8:00 pm EST -

Amy will be presenting this topic. This is an in-person event for the Grand Rapids WINNTUG. Public is welcome! Please let them know that you’ll be attending by registering here http://www.wmntug.org/event-2246064