Ransomware still rampaging—get the info and strategies you need

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If it weren’t illegal, and extortionate, and mean-spirited, and devastating to its victims, and just plain wrong, you’d have to admit that ransomware is a great business to be in. Just this week the attack on the Colonial pipeline—which crippled gasoline distribution and netted a reported $4M – $5M in ransom paid—reminded us all that ransomware is one of the most reliably profitable ways for cyber-criminals to generate ill-gotten gains.

And there’s no sign of it slowing down. New ransomware variants are appearing constantly, along with devious new ways of introducing it into your network. The 2021 ransomware situation is just as bad as it’s ever been, if not worse.

Free webinar
Ransomware in 2021: Protecting your data in the evolving threat landscape
Available on-demand here

Fortunately, the good guys (that’s us) are keeping a sharp eye out for the latest ransomware developments, and updating strategies and technologies to keep us all safe. And if you missed our January forecast webinar about how to protect yourself from 2021’s ransomware attacks—entitled “Ransomware in 2021: Protecting your data in the evolving threat landscape”—now is a great time to watch the recorded version of that presentation.

is a great opportunity to gain important, practical insights and best practices for fighting back against ransomware, delivered by two of Barracuda’s rock stars: CTO Fleming Shi—who’s probably forgotten more than most pros will ever know about threat modalities and technical countermeasures—and Stasia Hurley, head of product marketing for all things data protection.

All kidding aside, ransomware really is a terrible threat. A successful attack can cripple your day-to-day operations and bring business screeching to a halt, throwing your organization into chaos and resulting in immense costs, both financial and reputational. So watch the webinar recording, get informed on the 2021 ransomware scene, and find out how to fight back effectively against a threat that’s only getting worse as time passes.

Free webinar
Ransomware in 2021: Protecting your data in the evolving threat landscape
Available on-demand here
 

 

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