New cloud-based data backup, protection and cybersecurity solutions that are compliant to the appropriate frameworks and certified will enable public sector agencies to maximize operational uptime and reduce the threat of ransomware attacks.
Sophos found that 64% of healthcare organizations chose to pay ransom after ransomware attacks in 2021, up from 34% in 2020, but only 2% of payers recovered all encrypted data.
2020 saw a spike in healthcare data breaches. A new report from cybersecurity firm Tenable finds that this spike can be overwhelmingly attributed to ransomware attacks.
Surveyed organizations reporting a 61% drop in ransomware attacks but the average cost of ransomware attacks remains high, even as study shows increasing complacency among organizations in keeping vital safety measures in place.
In response to tightening security, it appears that ransomware hackers are adopting new methods. One gang, Lockbit 2.0, is now offering millions of dollars to employees who are willing to help them gain access to a network.
Ransomware groups have shifted from the automated, ‘spray and pray’ tactics of yesterday to highly targeted, human-operated ransomware attacks, carefully crafted to find and encrypt your data and cause maximum critical service disruption.
Declining a ransom payment demand can leave the business at a standstill. Companies achieve better outcomes when they have a strategy and pre-defined path to act instantly and decisively to restore systems, resume operations, and defend against additional actions.
The FBI, CISA, and the Treasury Department warned about Maui ransomware attacks by state-sponsored North Korean hackers targeting US healthcare organizations.
Conti is able to breeze through ransomware attacks in as little as three days thanks to a polished setup that has been years in the making: custom ransomware and tools, a disciplined working schedule and a business-like structure.
The DOJ elevated the priority of ransomware attacks, comparing them to terrorism and directing U.S. Attorneys to coordinate investigations through the ransomware task force.