Ransomware remains a serious threat, and attacks like Colonial Pipeline, have shown how crippling and disruptive they can be to any organization. The average amount of reported ransomware transactions per month in 2021 was $102.3 million. It is important for organizations to keep their employees educated, informed, aware of cyber security threats and ransomware prevention solutions.
In the case of ransomware attacks, similar to data leaks or breaches, the attackers require privileged level access and permission to execute payloads or move laterally within the system, giving them full ability to exfilrate data. Here is where security discipline and awareness greatly impact organizations. However, organizations still require governing and defense tools to mitigate these risks. Establishing safe and secured access to critical resources.