Ransomware attacks have become unsettlingly common. While they’ve been making headlines for nearly a decade now, the past two months have brought a startling number of high-profile ransomware attacks that have spanned the public, non-profit, and private sectors.
Victims of this string of recent attacks include the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, Blackbaud, the town of Florence, Alabama, CWT, and Garmin. In all cases, the victims were ultimately forced to pay ransom, causing large financial losses and even greater damage in less tangible costs, such as downtime, reputation loss, and a possible increase in insurance costs.
If you’re looking for ways to shore up security and protect your enterprise from a ransomware attack, keep reading. This blog post will provide 9 actionable tips for you to make sure your organization isn’t the next victim.