Implementing the Blueprint Safeguards is an important step in increasing your cybersecurity, as it lays the groundwork for more advanced capabilities like detecting and rapidly responding to threats that have evaded protective measures.


What is the 'Blueprint'?

Aimed at SMEs that have small IT teams with limited cybersecurity expertise, the 'Blueprint' provides a short list of 40 easily-implementable Safeguards provide "essential cyber hygiene" – the protective controls and foundational capabilities necessary to help defend against general, non-targeted attacks.  

See the full Blueprint for Ransomware Defense HERE

What’s in it for you?

The Blueprint for Ransomware Defense is designed to reduce the traditional barriers faced by small and medium-sized enterprises looking to improve their ransomware protections:

  • A framework written in simple and plain terms
  • Prioritized Safeguards
  • Easy-to-implement, requiring little to no assistance
  • A curated list of available resources to help 

How can ActZero help?

The Blueprint lays the groundwork for more advanced capabilities like detecting and rapidly responding to threats that have evaded protective measures. Being able to stop adversaries who bypassed protective measures is key to avoiding ransomware, and implementing an MDR service is the most practical way for SMEs to accomplish this goal. 

  • We helped develop the Blueprint, so is well positioned to assist  SMEs in implementing the Safeguards

  • We help you better understand your current ransomware readiness posture through our FREE ransomware readiness assessment 

  • We offer guidance on how to close the gaps

  • We provide a cybersecurity maturity model that tracks your completion of Blueprint controls, and your continuing security posture improvements

  • We complete the resilience effort and thwart adversaries by layering in the advanced threat hunting and A.I.-driven prevention and detection capabilities of its MDR service

  • We help leverage your cyber readiness to lower your cyber insurance premiums, and meet the increasingly strenuous requirements of cyber insurers