Ransomware Remains a Threat 30 Years On | HelpSystems

Ransomware Remains a Threat 30 Years On

December 2, 2021

At the ripe old age or 30, ransomware is nothing new. However, attack methods have evolved and so must our defenses. Mieng Lim, VP Product Management at Digital Defense by HelpSystems writes about best practices for ransomware prevention. 

Originally published in BetaNews

Excerpt: 

“Today ransomware attacks have not only grown in sophistication, but ransom payments have also increased. According to the Digital Defense 2021 Ransomware Guide, payments were averaging more than $220,000 in Q1 2021. With this kind of earning potential, it’s no wonder ransomware is often the malware of choice for malicious actors targeting organizations.”

Read the full article here.