This guidance helps private and public sector organisations deal with the effects of malware (which includes ransomware). It provides actions to help organisations prevent a malware infection, and also steps to take if you're already infected.
Following this guidance will reduce:
- the likelihood of becoming infected
- the spread of malware throughout your organisation
- the impact of the infection
If you've already been infected with malware, please refer to our list of urgent steps to take
Smaller organisations should refer to the NCSC's Small Business Guide.
Larger organisations / enterprises should refer to the NCSC's Mobile Device Guidance.
For information about protecting your devices at home, please read our guidance especially written for individuals and families.