Digital facades of organizations are constantly threatened with cyber attacks. In the last couple of years, ransomware has emerged as the leading cyber threat for organizations. Cryptovirological attacks have caused billions of losses to commercial entities in the form of incurred downtime, data loss and the cost of ransomware removal measures. Amid preventive measures in place, ransomware operators somehow succeed in infiltrating the organizational networks.
This is the reason why many third-party IT services providers are trying to make their products impervious to ransomware attacks. In a recent development, Blackberry has introduced a ransomware recovery solution in its file management platform called Workspace. With the help of this new recovery feature, organizations will be able to do extensive damage control by freezing the accounts of affected users.
The feature will help the organizations in limiting the expansion of the attack surface of a cryptovirological activity, which will eventually help in completing ransomware removal activities real quick.
How is this ransomware recovery solution better than the rest?
Ransomware recovery feature is a part of many software applications and online platforms. However, the majority of them enforce their recovery protocol by commencing a companywide rollback. This means even unaffected databases have been rolled back to their previously defined state. As a result, the affected organizations succeed in restoring the locked down data without any ransom payment. However, they have to execute many things from scratch to get back the database to its updated state.
In contrast, the ransomware removal and recovery operation of Blackberry Workstation doesn’t involve the blanket rollback. It powers administers to locate the affected files, workstation and folders and initiate recovery procedure only for the affected items. With precise ransomware recovery operations, the affected organizations can prevent the productivity losses.