Ransomware: Are You Paying Attention?

If the news about ransomware in recent weeks hasn’t gotten your attention, then maybe the fact that its threat magnitude has grown 35X over the past year will jolt you into a state of awareness. Further, ransomware isn’t a threat confined to just a few industries or geographical regions; it is a global problem facing organizations—and even individuals—of all shapes and sizes.

The Magnitude of the Threat

Upwards of 4,000 ransomware attacks happen daily, infecting between 30,000 and 50,000 devices each month. The financial…