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Forrester's Guide To Paying Ransomware

Paying Ransom Can Be A Valid Recovery Option Based On Business Need And Circumstances

June 5, 2019


Why Read This Report

Conventional wisdom says that when your company suffers a ransomware attack, you should never pay the ransom. But hardline conversations about whether to negotiate with cybercriminals takes a backseat to the reality that we're all beholden to the business and its key stakeholders. This report helps security pros understand the process of responding to a ransomware incident and deciding if paying a ransom is sometimes the best business decision.

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Table of Contents

  • Ransomware Is A Persistent Threat To Your Business
  • Make The Right Business Decision For Your Organization
  • Recommendations

  • Follow Five Best Practices To Plan For Ransomware Attacks
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents