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Ransomware - Get The Facts

by Powernet - May 26, 2020

Ransomware is one of the most difficult cyber attacks to come back from, once your files are encrypted, if you don't have an unaffected, live backup, the options to recover your data are slim.


Ransomware is a special kind of cyber attack and most anti-virus platforms won't protect you against one. There are some relatively inexpensive and simple technologies you can implement to mitigate the risk of a ransomware attack. Our security team has over 26 years of experience in helping businesses stay cyber safe, get in touch with us to learn how you can keep your business safe. 

 

Sophos recently conducted an independent study of 5,000 IT Manager across 26 countries to understand the reality of Ransomware attacks. Here are some of the facts:

 

Ransomware Infograph

 

See the full report here.

 

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