anti-ransomware protection

New update adds vulnerability assessments to Acronis True Image

Our commitment to keeping users protected means enhancing Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions with the capabilities needed to keep their system, device data, and backups secure from the latest threats. That’s why today, we’re releasing an update to Acronis True Image that adds a new vulnerability assessment tool to close the gaps in their system’s security, as well as an enhanced antiransomware engine and improved disk cloning capabilities for Windows machines.

Acronis True Image earns VB100 certification

Virus Bulletin has released the results of its October 2020 certification tests of cybersecurity solutions and in its first time being included in the independent test, Acronis True Image 2021 delivered a near perfect performance – stopping 99.9% of the threats without interrupting legitimate programs.

With more people working from home, the number of cyberattacks has grown exponentially – and today’s malware continues to target backups to prevent a safe recovery. Knowing that you can trust your cyber protection solution to stop the latest cyberthreats is critical.

By earning VB100 certification, Acronis True Image proves that individuals, prosumers, and home office users can rest easy knowing that their device data and backups are protected against even the newest cyberthreats.

SunCrypt adopts attacking techniques from NetWalker and Maze ransomware

The SunCrypt ransomware family was first spotted in October 2019, but it was not very active at that time. The group behind it was independent in the beginning, but they recently joined the so-called Maze cartel – combining forces to rob individuals and companies around the world. This cartel included Maze and LockBit when it first started, but later welcomed Ragnar Locker and now SunCrypt.

The Acronis Security Team provides an in-depth analysis of the SunCrypt threat.

 

Acronis Now Offers Backup for G Suite and Cryptomining Protection for Businesses

With two newly released updates, Acronis takes its cyber protection capabilities for businesses to an exciting new level, allowing IT pros and business managers to focus on other priorities and rest even easier knowing their data is safe. The latest updates add integrated G Suite protection to Acronis’ existing backup and recovery services for more than 20+ platforms, plus built-in protection against cryptojacking, one of the fastest-growing malware threats.

Let’s take a closer look at how Acronis strengthened its cyber protection capabilities for businesses that take advantage of Acronis’ cloud offerings, Acronis Backup Service and Acronis Backup Cloud.

In case you missed it, Microsoft issued a warning last Friday to alert users that they might experience issues with the upcoming May 2019 Update for Windows 10 (version 1903) – and the issues are difficult to avoid. The good news is that Microsoft’s proactive communications means you can take precautions to protect your data before you initiate the update.

Use these seven tips to manage any changes ahead, whether it’s a standard Win 10 update, if your one of the 35% of companies upgrading from Win 7, or you’re coping with any future system update.
 

CRN Partner Program Guide 5-Star Award Winner

The Acronis Partner Program is a 2019 CRN Partner Program Guide 5-Star winner – a tremendous endorsement of the key ways we work to put our partners first.

Celebrating Advanced Tech and the Differentiation Paradox at CloudFest 2019

There’s no doubt businesses increasingly view the cloud as an agile, efficient way to manage their IT needs: 58 percent are moving toward a hybrid IT environment and another 18 percent are looking to move completely to the cloud (per 451 Research). This means that managed service providers (MSPs) need the right tools to stay in the game – and ahead of the competition – to facilitate this process for customers and capture some of the projected $186.4 billion cloud computing market.

Next week at CloudFest 2019, Acronis will join 7,000 global cloud, hosting, and service provider industry pros to share IT solutions that enable MSPs to solve pressing, complex customer problems. Here’s a preview of what will be top-of-mind at Acronis’ CloudFest booth #F04.