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Keeping up with the evolving ransomware security landscape

November 1, 2019

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Cybercrime is ever-evolving, and is consistently becoming more effective and damaging. While the range of attack vectors available to malicious actors are vast, ransomware remains one of the most prolific forms of cybercrime and has held on to its top spot as leading cyber threat this year.

Hardly a day goes by without reports of another high-profile incident, with large companies and government organizations (particularly in education and healthcare) often at the receiving end – due to weak, legacy infrastructure and poor operational security. Of course, it was also responsible for some of the most damaging attacks ever – with the infamous WannaCry and NotPetya strains that hit headlines in 2017.

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