Erich Kron is a security awareness advocate at KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform used by more than 35,000 organizations around the globe. Erich is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the US Army's 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in Information Security.
Ransomware has quickly grown from an annoyance to a life-threatening problem plaguing organizations in all industries. Organizations should address the two most common attack vectors, open RDP on the internet and the human factor.