“Ransomware attacks are increasing and evolving. For the sake of your organization, learn, implement and update your strategy before you become a victim.”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies
Ransomware has been an ongoing menace for business and government organizations for nearly ten years. It has become one of the most profitable and popular business models for criminal organizations. As it matures, experts predict ransomware will become an even more significant and sinister threat as attacks become more common, sophisticated and potentially expensive for victims.
In light of these predictions, many businesses and organizations may need to revisit their cybersecurity practices, even those who have avoided or successfully fended off attacks.
This article by Mike Loukides for securityinfowatch.com provides insight on the future direction of the threat and a practical outline for fending off ransomware attacks.