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Ransomware Protection: Five Best Practices

Harden Your Defenses Now For This Growing Threat

July 27, 2017


Why Read This Report

Ransomware is holding enterprises hostage. Recent outbreaks from variants such as WannaCry and Petya have many security and risk (S&R) pros wondering if they can prevent this growing threat. By focusing on the basics and implementing proper controls, however, S&R pros can slow the ransomware spread. This report explains the rise of ransomware and examines strategies for preventing it — or recovering from it if you become a victim. Learn best practices to avoid facing an unnerving decision of whether to negotiate with cyberterrorists.

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Table of Contents

  • Ransomware Uses Desperation As A Primary Means Of Influence
  • Understand The Simplicity And Effectiveness Of A Ransomware Attack
  • You Have The Tools: Five Best PracticesTo Mitigate Ransomware
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  • Focus On Your Core Security Maturity To Reduce Ransomware Risks
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