DATASTOR Lockdown from Ransomware


Ransomware processes run within the security context of the user account that started the infection. These processes can target all accessible files and folders including DATASTOR storage.


To prevent ransomware encryption of DATASTOR storage and implement storage redundancy for expanded recovery options.

The Strategy

Implement correct security settings on storage devices through NTFS permissions and/or Share permissions, and refrain from logging onto any computers with the user accounts associated with DATASTOR.

Download the paper, "DATASTOR Lockdown from Ransomware" for complete steps.

DATASTOR Lockdown from Ransomware.pdf