Cybercrime

Bitsight Insight Report - The Rising Face of Cyber Crime: Ransomware

Provided by BitSight Technologies

Category Cybercrime

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date September 23 2016

Date posted September 23 2016

Overview

Learn how ransomware is evolving - and which industries are the most susceptible to attacks.

Ransomware is a legitimate threat, with estimates from the U.S. Justice Department showing that over 4,000 of these attacks have occurred every day since the beginning of the 2016. As ransomware infections evolve, attacks have become more common across all industries. In this BitSight Insights Report, researchers analyzed the growing trend of ransomware across nearly 20,000 companies to identify common strains of this malware, and identify which industries are targeted most.

Read this BitSight Insights report to learn:

  • How the rate of ransomware infections has grown over the past year
  • Which industries have exhibited the most ransomware infections
  • How businesses can directly mitigate the threat of ransomware infections, as well as infections originating from third party vendors and suppliers

 

Download the latest BitSight Insight report to find out how ransomware affects each industry, and what organizations can do to prevent it.

Recommended for You

silhouette

Which Enterprise Password Managers work the best?

IDG Connect tackles the tech stories that matter to you

kathryn-cave

The IoT “time bomb” report: 49 security experts share their views

Kathryn Cave looks at the big trends in global tech

phil-muncaster

China’s Cybersecurity Law: Game over for foreign firms?

Phil Muncaster reports on China and beyond

Most Recent Comments

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.

images

Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.

images

Poll

Should companies have Bitcoins on hand in preparation for a Ransomware attack?