Mapping the Ransomware Landscape

Provided by Fortinet

Category Cybercrime

Type White Paper

Length 10

Publish Date February 09 2017

Date posted March 13 2017


When a cyber threat grows in magnitude by 35 times in one year, every organization should pay heed. This is exactly what happened with ransomware. Hacktivists targeted organizations around the world representing myriad industry segments and businesses of virtually every size. Traditional security approaches are not sufficient to thwart ransomware attacks. Advanced models using next-generation firewalls, layered security, and proactive threat intelligence are a requisite. With the exponential growth in ransom paid to ransomware hacktivists, the prospect that this will continue—and at a faster rate—in coming years is great. Learn more now.

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