Attacker’s Top Choice for Cyber Extortion
Ransomware is one of the most active and profound threats facing
organizations today, of all industries and sizes. Years after
Wannacry attacks shuttered businesses across the globe,
stealthy ransomware infections continue to dominate headlines and
The term ransomware refers to the malware used for encrypting files
and entire systems however it has largely transformed to indicate a
category of financially motivated attacks by leveraging victim extortion.
The impact of a successful ransomware deployment includes both
technical and non-technical challenges and can be crippling to
business operations. Modern day attackers have developed advanced
techniques that now require a holistic security risk mitigation
strategy from the board to practitioners.