Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

Ransomware: Shift from Detection to Protection

Veeam's Michael Leworthy Addresses the Need to Change Defensive Strategies
Michael Leworthy, Director, Global Product Marketing, Veeam

To this point, the focus of ransomware defenses has been on detection. But Michael Leworthy of Veeam says it’s time to shift to protection – and even recovery. And backups, he says, are now the critical battlefield in this war.

In this video interview, Leworthy discusses:

  • The latest troubling ransomware trends;
  • Why backups are now the critical battlefield;
  • How to shift defensive strategies to protection and recovery.

Leworthy is director of global product marketing at Veeam, where he focuses on assisting customers in unleashing their potential using Veeam data protection solutions. As a director for the enterprise and platform global solutions team, he helps enterprise customers transform their business through cloud data management, driving more effective modern data protection and practices. Previously to Veeam, he worked for Microsoft owning programs, including Azure Hybrid Cloud strategy and Azure management and security solutions.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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