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Cloud Manager 3.6
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Improving protection against ransomware

Contributors netapp-bcammett

Ransomware attacks can cost a business time, resources, and reputation. Cloud Manager enables you to implement the NetApp solution for ransomware, which provides effective tools for visibility, detection, and remediation.

  1. From the working environment, click the Ransomware icon.

    A screenshot that shows the Ransomware icon that is available in the top right of the page when viewing a working environment.

  2. Implement the NetApp solution for ransomware:

    1. Click Activate Snapshot Policy, if you have volumes that do not have a Snapshot policy enabled.

      NetApp Snapshot technology provides the industry’s best solution for ransomware remediation. The key to a successful recovery is restoring from uninfected backups. Snapshot copies are read-only, which prevents ransomware corruption. They can also provide the granularity to create images of a single file copy or a complete disaster recovery solution.

    2. Click Activate FPolicy to enable ONTAP's FPolicy solution, which can block file operations based on a file's extension.

      This preventative solution improves protection from ransomware attacks by blocking common ransomware file types.

A screenshot that shows the Ransomware Protection page that is available from within a working environment. The screen shows the number of volumes without a Snapshot Policy and the ability to block ransomware file extensions.