Ransomware is a growing epidemic – and it will only get worse. The infection vector is so easy – once someone clicks a link and downloads the file, the ransomware can do its job.
Ransomware attacks span companies of all sizes and industries. In this video, we explore how ransomware attacks work, how they can be stopped, and best practices for configuring your firewall to give you the best protection possible.
In recent years, ransomware has evolved - with its techniques honed to target only high-value targets. Furthermore, it is often used to support other types of attacks. Businesses need to dedicate time and resources to protect themselves against these new threats to their network and data.
To put up the best defense possible against this type of attack, organizations need to know the different forms of targets that attackers go after as well as how they work in order to change their protocols accordingly. Here’s what you need to know:
- Some types of targets that attackers typically go after
- How ransomware works
- Best practices for configuring a firewall and network configurations to reduce risk
Modern firewalls are highly effective, and purpose-built to defend against ransomware – but to do so, they need to be given the opportunity to do so. Make sure your firewall practices have evolved too – by applying the best practices outlined in this video.
Ransomware isn’t new – it’s evolved. With the increasing popularity of ransomware, it’s become stealthy, capable of causing havoc to organizations and their networks. The first step in defending yourself against ransomware is understanding it – and how it works.
This informative video helps you understand the underlying threat of ransomware and how you can easily protect yourself against it.