Ransomware was a billion dollar problem last year, and it’s getting worse. A new report from Cybersecurity Ventures details dozens of new ransomware attacks over the past 90 days. (Disclaimer: Steve Morgan is founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures.)
Organizations stricken by ransomware have been fighting back by providing security awareness training to their employees. Despite the growth in training users when not to click – in order to avoid spear phishing attacks – ransomware is surging.