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What is ransomware and how do you protect your IT system?   Protect Your Data From Ransomware With These 5 Steps describes ransomware as a form of malicious software, more commonly known as malware, that encrypts your data. The key to decrypting that data is hidden from you until you pay a ransom, which usually starts at an unreasonable price and increases the longer it takes you to pay.  According to Christian Cawley, an IT security expert, these five steps will help to avoid your data being hijacked and put to ransom.