Webroot recommends that you “need to set up a regular backup regimen that at a minimum backs up data to an external drive, or backup service, that is completely disconnected when it is not performing the backup.” On May 18, 2016 Webroot issued “A Guide to Avoid Being a Crypto-Ransomware Victim” which included these recommendations for which “data and systems are backed up in at least three different places”:

  • Your main storage area (file server)
  • Local disk backup
  • Mirrors in a cloud business continuity service

The report included this subtitle “Over 15 Practical Things You Can Do To Protect Your Organization and Data” so I recommend you review the entire report.