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Why the threats in Mr. Robot remain in the realm of fiction

In the USA Network television show “Mr. Robot”, the main organization, Evil Corp, are at one point infected with ransomware, and held hostage by the titular Mr. Robot for $5.9 million.

Thankfully, this is just fiction, and it will stay that way thanks to services that provide data recovery using point-in-time copying techniques like:

  • Backups using split-mirrors
  • Backups using snapshots

Click inside this white paper to discover a program that uses both of these backup systems to keep ransomware threats like those of Mr. Robot in television and not in reality. 

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  • This backup system keeps ransomware from becoming a disaster

    In 2016 alone, there were over 4,000 people who fell victim to Ransomware attacks per day. And this threat is only growing.

    When ransomware hits, are users expected to simply sit back and rebuild their entire storage systems from scratch? Not so much.

    Watch this webcast where 3 IT experts explore the benefits of a backup system which can help reduce RTOs, simplify deduplication, automate data tiering and much more to help you reduce the impact of a ransomware attack. 

  • Continuous data protection confronts ransomware: Here's how

    Last year, the police department of a small town in Massachusetts was hit with a devastating ransomware attack. But, instead of costing thousands of dollars and hours of work to get their storage back online, it took only 35 minutes. How?

    To find out how they made it a reality, read this interview with Craig Hurwitz, the director of IT for the police department, where he explains how he was able to get his system back online in such a short window, and offers advice to other pros planning for their next backup system.

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