Hackers are becoming more brazen, and inventive, by the day in choosing and attacking their targets. According to studies, India ranks 10th globally in the number of ransomware attacks, with the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom taking the top three spots. One in four Indian organisations suffered a ransomware attack in 2021, which was higher than the global average of 21 percent. Of the targeted organizations, 30 percent suffered a significant business disruption after the attack. How can companies protect themselves in such situations?
As the saying goes, data is the new oil."The primary cause of these challenges is that today, data lives in more places than ever before," says Rajesh Dhar, Senior Director — Infrastructure Hardware Growth, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India.
One way to prevent rogue employees from causing serious damage is "the principle of least access", which, as Ram explains it, is granting just enough access to enable an employee to do his or her job. "There is also just-enough-access — basically, giving access for only the period of time necessary," Ram explains.
A hybrid cloud’s centralised management makes it easier to implement strong technical security measures such as encryption, automation, access control, orchestration, and endpoint security so you can manage risk effectively.