Mitigation of Ransomware and Malware Attacks

EBU R 145

This Recommendation sets out a series of steps that should be taken by media companies to mitigate the effects of ransomware and malware attacks on its media assets.

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An informative annex discusses special technical protection strategies in terms of pre-exploitation protection, exploitation protection and post-exploitation protection. A list of available protection software is included that should be considered.


The following translations of this document are available. Please note the translations may not be based on the latest version; see the year mentioned in brackets. These translations are courtesy of the translaters and hosted by the EBU 'as is'. The official and definitive version is the EBU English version.

Russian version of EBU R 145 [2016] - Special thanks to EBU Member RTR.