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Ransomware Protection: Facts About Secure Backup

Insights on Ransomware Defense from Ali Mahmoud of SolarWinds MSP
Ransomware Protection: Facts About Secure Backup
Ali Mahmoud, SolarWinds MSP

When it comes to ransomware defense, "backup, backup, backup" is the go-to strategy. But are organizations backing up the right data at the right time to enable the best ransomware recovery? Ali Mahmoud of SolarWinds MSP shares new insight

"At the end of the day, backup is the only guaranteed defense that you have against any of these threats that would take down or steal your data," says Mahmoud, senior product marketing manager at SolarWinds MSP. Despite one's best defenses, he adds, an adversary somehow is likely to get to your data. "Backup is thing that's going to ensure that if you do get hit, you do get taken down, you can recover very quickly."

In an interview about secure backup as a part of ransomware defense, Mahmoud discusses:

  • The role of backup in a layered ransomware defense;
  • What's wrong with how many organizations approach backup;
  • New strategies and solutions for secure backup.

Mahmoud is Senior Product Marketing Manager at SolarWinds MSP, where he is responsible for product messaging and go-to-market strategy. He is a software developer turned marketer with 10 years' experience in high tech marketing, product management and sales with multiple exits totaling close to $100Mn. He is passionate about marketing that drives business, understanding what brings real value to customers and helping SMBs reach their full potential.

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