How You (Yes You) Can Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. During the pandemic, we have seen hospital systems held for ransom, the JBS attack affecting the beef supply and the Colonial Pipeline attack causing a rush at the gas pumps, to name just a few. What can we do as employees to help prevent and mitigate these attacks?

Know the Enemy: What Is Ransomware?

Ransomware is malware that encrypts critical files and system components, rendering them unreadable and unusable. The encrypted data is held hostage and the…



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