5. Lock it up
This event definitely prompted me to reconsider our security at the office. In addition to modifying our backup strategy, installing virus scanners for email, and changing our method for checking emails, we have also locked down Web browsing—some sites are now off-limits on work computers.
Our team is undergoing training about the risks of ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks and how to watch for them. We’re also keeping our antivirus updated.