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Protect your data against ransomware with Azure

February 5th, 2020 Intech SystemIntech Systems Cloud computing

It is not a novel secret about an organization being under a ransom attack. In fact, a business is hit with ransomware every 40 seconds, according to some reports. However, If ransomware gets hold of an organization data, they may have to pay a large sum of money or the bitcoins to get the data back. Whether an organization pays the ransom or not, they lose a hefty amount of time and resources dealing with the aftermath. Microsoft invests in several ways to help you mitigate the effects of ransomware. Azure Backup is one of those several ways.
With Azure Backup, Microsoft is changing the ransom story. It has implemented a new and proactive mechanism to protect an organization and its data in Azure and on-premise from these deliberate attacks.

Azure Backup Security Features


Azure backup security
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Retention of deleted data

If your on-premise data is compromised, you can still retrieve the data from Azure services vault for 14 days after data deletion. This gives you the flexibility to restore the data to a specific time without hampering your business.

Multilayer Security

You can directly set up a six-digit pin directly from Azure Portal and protect your backup. Only people with the Azure credentials can receive and create a security PIN required to enter before performing any backup operations.

Minimum retention range checks

If there is a requirement for going ahead the time ere the infection, this feature helps to restore the data from more than one recovery point.

Just-in-time notifications

Azure Backup warns you about potential ransomware attacks. If there is an attempt of any unusual activity out of any human engagement, you will receive a notification.
To start leveraging these features, navigate to recovery services vault in the Azure portal and enable them.
Azure Backup is cost-effective and less complex than the other cloud solutions. It also decreases data recovery time and security challenges associated with the line.

Final Thoughts

If you’re one of the many organizations worrying about the everlasting threat about the ransomware attack, then you shall prefer Microsoft security tools for you and your business. Are you ready to take the first step? Contact Us! We can assist you in taking your first step towards protecting your data.

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