What is Ransomware?
It’s a type of malicious software that denies users access to their data unless a ransom is paid.
Most Common Variants: Cryptolocker, CrySis, WannaCry, Bad Rabbit, ExPetr
The total number of ransomware infections detected in 2018. Ransomware attacks are increasing more than 300% year over year.
IDC survey participants experienced a malicious attack in the past 12 months (that they know about)
Ransomware attacks that were successful
Successful attacks resulting in data corruption or loss
90% of all financial institutions have experienced ransomware in the past year.
90% of all healthcare organizations saw an increase in ransomware infection rates from 2017 to 2018
The 5 Industries Most Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks
Small and Medium-Sized Businesses