Reply to post: Backups?

Calgary uni pays ransomware criminals $20k for its files back

AJames

Backups?

The question I always want to ask when I hear about a ransomware hit like this is: where are the backups? Surely a professional IT department of a major institution should have multiple levels of secure backups that would thwart any ransomware attempts? And if not, why hasn't the head of department been fired yet?

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