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Half of organizations are ineffective at countering phishing and ransomware threats

July 19, 2021

Half of US organizations are not effective at countering phishing and ransomware threats, Osterman Research research reveals.

The findings come from a study compiled from interviews with 130 cybersecurity professionals in mid-sized and large organizations.

“Phishing and ransomware were already critical enterprise security risks even before the pandemic hit and, as this report shows, the advent of mass remote working has increased the pressure of these threats,” said Jon Clay, VP of threat intelligence for Trend Micro. “Organizations need multi-layered defenses in place to mitigate these risks.”

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