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Safeguarding Your Business from Ransomware: What You Need to Know from Indigo Data's Experience

As retail businesses continue to be targeted by ransomware and other cyber threats, its essential that they take steps to protect themselves. Last month, Indigo Books & Music Inc. reported that its systems had been blocked by ransomware. This attack serves as a stark reminder that no business is immune from cyber threats, and that having effective security measures in place is essential for any business that handles customer data. 

At TLC Solutions, we understand the importance of protecting businesses from cyber threats. Thats why weve developed OneLock, a comprehensive security solution for retail businesses. OneLock provides the features you need to ensure your business is protected, including advanced encryption, twofactor authentication, and secure data storage. With OneLock, you can be confident that customer data is safe from malicious actors. 

In addition to using OneLock, there are a number of best practices that retail businesses should follow to protect themselves from ransomware and other cyber threats. First and foremost, businesses should ensure that all of their systems are running the latest version of the software. Outdated software is vulnerable to cyber attacks, so its important to keep your systems uptodate. Another important security measure is to use strong passwords for all systems and accounts. Password managers can be used to generate and store complex passwords, making it easy to keep track of them. Additionally, businesses should use twofactor authentication whenever possible, as this adds an extra layer of protection. Its also essential to have an uptodate backup of your data in case of a cyber attack. Having a backup makes it easier to restore any data that is lost during an attack, so its important to ensure that your backups are regularly updated and stored offsite. Finally, retail businesses should be aware of the potential risks posed by their employees. Employees should be trained on cybersecurity best practices, and they should be discouraged from using personal devices for work. Additionally, businesses should have policies in place that restrict access to sensitive data and systems to those who need it. 

At TLC Solutions, we are committed to helping businesses protect themselves from cyber threats. Our OneLock solution provides the features you need to ensure your business is secure, and our team of experts is available to answer any questions you may have about cybersecurity. With OneLock and the best practices outlined above, you can be confident that your business is protected from ransomware and other cyber threats.

Contact TLC Solutions today and take advantage of our free cyber security assessment. With our expertise and knowledge, you can rest assured that your business is safe and secure. So don’t delay, take action now and protect your business with TLC Solutions

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