The risks presented by ransomware and cyber extortion events have likely found a place in your own security team’s discussions, and rightfully so. Ransomware attacks have proliferated in the last decade. The numbers are staggering if not overwhelming, and make it abundantly clear that ransomware attacks are not a threat that any organization, however big or small and across industries, can afford to ignore.
It follows, then, that proactively protecting company assets and mitigating cyber risk is an essential investment of any business today. Without a threat readiness and response plan in place, the damage of a ransomware or cyber extortion event could reverberate across your organizations, resulting in data loss, service inaccessibility, operational interruptions, loss of trust and competitive market advantage, and other costly and lasting repercussions.
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