IT Security Frameworks and Standards

Essential FAQs to Combatting Ransomware

Provided by enSilo

Category IT Security Frameworks and Standards

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date August 31 2016

Date posted September 23 2016


Ransomware has grown from small operations targeting individual computers to a multimillion dollar criminal operation, with studies showing that one threat actor was making $30million a year from ransomware attacks alone. This strong financial motive and the high success rates means that attacks are only going to continue to increase, with growing numbers of cybercriminals joining in. This guide from enSilo provides helpful answers to the most frequently asked questions about ransomware and looks at ways you can protect your system from being the victim of an attack.

Recommended for You


Everything you need to know about… Tech Careers

IDG Connect tackles the tech stories that matter to you


What you need to know about cryptocurrencies

Kathryn Cave looks at the big trends in global tech


What we know and don’t know about digital transformation

Martin Veitch's inside track on today’s tech trends

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.


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.



Will Kotlin overtake Java as the most popular Android programming language in 2018?