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Try this drill with your team today to prepare for a ransomware attack

IbyIMD+ Published 18 June 2021 in Brain Circuits • 3 min read

Imagine that you sat down at your desk with your morning coffee and before you could stop yourself you clicked a link that came in your email. Next thing you know your computer is frozen and you have received a ransom note. Do you know who to call first? This is an uncomfortable exercise to a degree, but one that every leader should do with their team.  

Sooner or later, this situation is probably going to occur. One only has to look at recent headlines from the Colonial Pipeline attack that caused disruptions across the United States, to the Solar Winds attack which is still revealing victims. So role-playing this scenario is something that can be quite helpful to home in on your weak spots. 

The first thing you should do is make sure everyone on your team…

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