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IT pros suffer from serious misconceptions about Microsoft 365 security

October 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

A quarter of IT professionals either don’t know or don’t think Microsoft 365 data can be impacted by a ransomware attack, research from Hornetsecurity has claimed.

In addition, 40% of IT professionals that use Microsoft 365 in their organization admitted they do not have a recovery plan in case their Microsoft 365 data is compromised by a ransomware attack.

Though many of the less advanced ransomware variants can only encrypt targets such as Windows file libraries, many variants can encrypt data that is stored inside SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) applications like Microsoft 365.

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