Ransomware Whitepapers

Ransomware – Defense in Layers

Infosecurity magazine reported that weekly cyberattacks have increased worldwide by 7 percent in Q1 2023 compared to the same period last year, with each firm facing an average of 1248 attacks per week. Cybersecurity ventures reported that the frequency of ransomware attacks on governments, businesses, consumers and devices will continue to rise over the next

Ransomware Protection and Recovery with NetVault® Plus

While ransomware attacks declined slightly in 2022, there were still almost 500 million attacks globally. In its “Cost of a Data Breach 2022” report2, IBM revealed an average ransom payment of $812,360. The actual ransom payment, however, is only part of the total cost of a ransomware attack, which IBM pegs at $4.5 million on

Be Prepared for Ransomware Attacks with Active Directory Disaster Recovery Planning

Devastating ransomware attacks on critical organizations and infrastructure like JBS and the Colonial Pipeline have escalated ransomware awareness to the highest levels. In fact, due to increasing geopolitical tensions, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a “Shields Up” message to every U.S. organization, including federal agencies, urging them to adopt a heightened

As Organizations Evolve, So Does Ransomware

Understanding 2021’s Biggest Ransomware Attacks Can Save You in 2022 and Beyond. 57% of security leaders believe they will experience a ransomware attack within the next year, with 83% of them concerned about damage to their business reputation in the event of an attack.* Ransomware is not a new threat, but the tactics that attackers are using

Preparing for Attacks that Seek Total Annihilation

IT and security pros have been battling serious threats for a long time. On the one hand are risks like power outages, hardware failures and natural disasters. On the other are malicious insiders and crafty hackers, armed to the teeth with innovative tools and techniques for exploiting vulnerabilities and creating increasingly sophisticated viruses, malware and

Lessons learned from a recent ransomware recovery

A glance at the headlines shows that the IT world is a dangerous place today. Organizations of all stripes are suffering devastating ransomware attacks; a few of the highest profile ones include Colonial Pipeline, JBS and Kaseya. But the problem is not limited to corporations — SMBs, government agencies, school districts, healthcare providers and many

Win the War Against Ransomware

6 TIPS TO FEND OFF SECURITY THREATS WITHOUT PAYING A KING’S RANSOM Ransomware is indeed big business. But to win the war against this cyber threat, without paying a king’s ransom, you need a strong defense. Rather than arming yourself with catapults and battering rams, consider these six tips to protect against the threat of