No silver bullet solution for ransomware threats but these three critical steps are key for your security strategy. Find out the best steps to avoid the threats that can hold your data hostage. Even though other types of cyber threats continue to keep security professionals on edge, ransomware attacks have been in the spotlight the las 6 months.
We recommend a defense in depth strategy:
1) Preparation: Readying the organization for ransomware attacks
2) Detection: Spotting malware to avoid infection
3) Mitigation: Reducing the impact of ransomware
According to the FBI, there were an average of 4,000 ransomware attacks per day in 2016, representing a 300 percent increase from 2015. The FBI expects ransomware payments for 2016 to hit $1 billion.2