Staying secure against ransomware

Ransomware has the potential to cause massive disruption to an organization’s productivity. So it’s vital to understand how to build the best possible defense against it.

The producers of ransomware aren’t just idly waiting for their bit of malware to hit its target. They work in professional teams, constantly updating and enhancing new variants of ransomware – and if you’re caught, the consequences can be severe.

But why are these attacks succeeding? How does a typical infection take place? And what security systems should an organization have in place to get the best possible defense?
How to Stay Protected Against Ransomware is a guide from Sophos designed to answer these key questions. Easy to follow and digest, it takes you through a typical attack, offers best security practices to implement, and details the security solutions that all organizations should be using.

It covers:

• How security holes and ransomware advances are driving attacks
• The most common ransomware delivery methods
• Nine best practice security tips to help you stay secure
• Critical security features that all organizations need