Holding data hostage for a price, ransomware has continued to be a costly scourge for organizations. While the FBI has cited over $140 million in reported payouts to ransomware operators over the past couple years, the cost to businesses is exponentially higher. Over $10 billion in damages have been attributed to the single ransomware strain NotPetya, for example.
Often launched as a phishing email and ranging from opportunistic spam-like attacks, to self-propagating worms, to recent targeted attacks, each ransomware family presents its own challenges. How can organizations counter these attacks when backup and recovery times still result in business downtime, even when ransom demands aren’t paid? What can be done to prevent these attacks from reaching organizations in the first place?
Join Area 1 Security Researcher, Bryan Allen, and Director of Sales Engineering, Dominic Yip, to find out more about: