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Below the Surface: Analyst insights on ransomware trends

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Ransomware is an ongoing dilemma, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Barracuda’s latest research shows that ransomware attacks have surged in 2021, with the number of attacks increasing dramatically and ransom amounts continuing to skyrocket.

Below the Surface: Analyst insights on ransomware trends will stream live on the Barracuda LinkedIn page on August 26 at 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. BST. The episode will feature an in-depth look at these recent ransomware trends and the ways this threat is changing that you need to understand to protect your business.

Below the Surface is a LinkedIn Live series that features Barracuda leaders and experts and our colleagues across the industry. Past episodes have covered topics including security and the MSP business, the state of application security, cloud-native backup strategy, advancing women in technology, the future of work, and more. As a viewer, you can participate and ask questions through LinkedIn comments.

A closer look at ransomware

Hosts Darshna Kamani and Stephanie Cavigliano will be speaking with Fleming Shi, Chief Technology Officer at Barracuda, and guest speaker, Forrester Senior Analyst Jessica Burn about the most recent trends in ransomware, how this threat has evolved, why the impact from this type of attack is growing rapidly, and how you need to adjust the way you protect against it to keep up.

Fleming and Jessica will be discussing:

  • Findings from our third annual Threat Spotlight on ransomware
  • How double extortion changes the ransomware threat
  • Why ransomware protection needs to go beyond stopping phishing attacks
  • The role ZTNA and XDR will play in protecting against ransomware going forward

Join Fleming, Jessica, and the team on Thursday, August 26 at 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. BST on LinkedIn. We would love to see you there!

Can't make the live broadcast? No problem! Come back here after the show to watch the replay or check out past episodes on the Barracuda website.


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