Key Takeaways From Forrester's Guide To Paying Ransomware

Forrester’s Guide To Paying Ransomware helps security pros understand the process of responding to a ransomware incident and deciding if paying a ransom is the best business decision.

A Ransomware Attack Is A Data Breach

Unauthorized code execution by a third party that accesses and encrypts business-critical data is a data breach. Don’t just settle for decryption; investigate to understand if there has been exfiltration, and be sure to remove the unauthorized access to your infrastructure.

Attackers Are Targeting Your Recovery Capabilities

Ransomware attacks are up 500% from this time last year, and more organizations than ever are finding themselves having to pay the ransom as attackers become more sophisticated and specifically go after your backups.

Paying A Ransom Is A Business Decision

Although companies should generally seek to avoid paying a ransom, it’s a valid recovery path and should be explored in parallel with other recovery efforts to ensure you’re making the best decision for your organization.

Read the full report: Forrester’s Guide To Paying Ransomware.

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