An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued new advice and a factsheet on how to protect against ransomware.
Ransomware is a top threat facing Ontario organizations. Ransomware attacks can destroy vital records, knock out critical systems and services, and put sensitive information into the hands of criminals. Organizations subject to Ontario’s access and privacy laws must ensure that their cybersecurity programs include reasonable measures to protect their information holdings.