Defend Against Ransomware

Don’t let ransomware kidnap you.

Your Challenge

  • Recent advancements in crypto ransomware combined with the latest delivery methods have proven to be extremely effective in denying access and soliciting a payment.
  • Organizations often have enough difficulty building up their security program to improve overall maturity levels, so that focusing efforts on a single attack type becomes daunting.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • It’s malware. Ransomware, although unique in its end goal, is still malware and can be defended against accordingly. Conventional controls can still apply.
  • Don’t pay. After evaluating all possible outcomes if you become infected, payment should clearly not be an option.

Impact and Result

  • Stop worrying about becoming the next ransomware headline. Make the necessary preparations to defend your organization from ransomware.
  • Use this research to take a proactive stance to guard against this risk by understanding what the threat is, who is committing these acts, what vulnerabilities are being exploited, and what/who is being targeted.
  • Many conventional information security best practices can defend against a ransomware attack. You just need to make sure you have everything you need in place.
  • Use this research to understand the necessary controls to defend against ransomware, and more importantly, how to right-size those controls for your organization.

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Get to Action

  1. Understand what ransomware is and how to defend your organization

    Protect your organization against one of the most destructive attack types known today.

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  • Book an Analyst Call on this topic. You can start as early as tomorrow morning. Our analysts will explain the process in your first call.
  • Get advice from a subject matter expert. Each call will focus on explaining the material and helping you to plan your project, interpret and analyze the results of each project step, and setting the direction for your next project step.

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