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You’re Going to Be the Victim of a Ransomware Attack

30
Sep
2021
You’re Going to Be the Victim of a Ransomware Attack

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Not a day seems to go by without a report of another ransomware attack. Businesses and schools, police forces and hospitals, meat packers and pipelines have all been victimized. The attacks have been a major source of disruption and economic damage and represent a substantial threat to governments, businesses, and individuals worldwide.

Even though most businesses surveyed say ransomware is a top security priority — with a huge amount of time and energy being devoted to preventing attacks — the rate of new attacks is not going down. That’s due in part to bad actors’ asymmetrical advantage and substantial financial incentive to mount additional attacks.

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