MSP Ransomware Attack Mitigation: NIST Backup, Disaster Recovery (BDR) Advice

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has released recommendations to help MSPs protect their data against ransomware and other data loss events and conduct, maintain and test backup files.

The recommendations come after Cognizant and several other MSPs recently have experienced ransomware attacks.

For MSPs that want to implement an effective data backup recovery plan for ransomware attacks and other data loss events, NCCoE provides the following recommendations:

1. Identify Files for Processes and Backups

2. Determine Frequency of Backups

3. Test Your Backup Recovery Plan


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