7 Tips to Conquer Ransomware Attacks

Rebecca James Last updated: July 13, 2023 Reading time: 8 minutes
7 tips to Conquer Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are growing frequently and affecting every sector of the business industry. These attacks can target organizations with phishing emails or exploit an unpatched system, costing them over a billion dollars annually.

The scope and tactics of ransomware attacks constantly evolve, with the prime objectives of stealing a company’s sensitive data, demanding colossal ransom, and disrupting the organization’s operation. There’s up to a 24% increase in global ransomware attacks, and these numbers will likely grow in the future.

As the ransomware attacks have taken a dark turn, fighting off these attacks has become vital. Defending against ransomware attacks requires a holistic approach that brings together the entire organization. Therefore, learning about the different ways to prevent ransomware attacks is essential.

The current state of Ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are a global threat, and 80% of organizations experienced a ransomware attack in 2021. These attacks are successful because organizations remain vulnerable to poor password practices, remote working culture, unsecured systems, and lack of awareness about these attacks.