For a limited time, this guide on ransomware and how to prevent it is available for free. With the tremendous growth of Ransomware, all IT professionals need to be aware of what it does and how it can cripple a company.
Ransomware attacks against organizations are just starting to ramp up. In the first quarter of 2016, a spate of attacks hit hospitals and other healthcare operators across the U.S. Cybersecurity experts expect the situation to get far worse. Because these attacks are so lucrative for the perpetrators, they are certain to become more common, more damaging, and more expensive. What's more, almost every organization — large or small — is vulnerable to a ransomware attack.