Cyber-criminals infect devices, block access and then demand money. Unfortunately, there is no silver bullet to combat ransomware. However, there are steps that can be taken to minimise risk and stop the spread of infection.
Information security systems are hit by power outages along with every other electrical driven system, and if that puts you back to default settings, make sure you have a routine to fix it - and ideally back up to prevent it happening.
Nick Ioannou, head of IT for the Ratcliffe Groves Partnership, draws on his 26 years of experience in IT to claim using a combination of 26 different cloud based services means the company has IT power which could "compete with the big boys" in his industry.