A how-to guide for overcoming ransomware attacks

Within the span of merely six years, Cybersecurity Ventures estimates that the global damage costs of ransomware will increase 61 times from $325million in 2015 to $20 billion in 2021.

Recently, fears sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic have motivated bad actors to target hospitals and medical services, keeping them “digitally hostage”. As a consequence, Interpol has issued a ‘purple notice’ to forewarn police forces stationed around the world. Even industries such as manufacturing, which may once have been considered low-risk, are now subject to cyber attacks as they begin to adopt ‘smart’ technologies, expanding the threat landscape exponentially.

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