The warnings about ransomware have intensified for several years, yet many organizations remain unruffled about this potentially devastating form of attack. Employees continue to click malicious links, stolen credentials continue to flood the dark web, and vulnerable network access sits unprotected.
While the cybersecurity industry has been known to exaggerate from time to time, the dangers of ransomware are very real. According to a report by security vendor Sophos, 66% of organizations suffered a ransomware attack in 2021. The FBI deemed the threat serious enough to establish a unit that specializes in combatting ransomware.
This guide, filled with original reporting and expert advice, is designed to help IT professionals stop ransomware before it can wreak havoc.
Download the free 2022 Ransomware Security for IT Pros report and learn how to:
- Develop a ransomware security program
- Identify attacks in their early stages
- Rapidly recover after a ransomware infection
- Negotiate with ransomware criminals if paying the ransom is your only option for recovering data