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Ransomware Threats Raise Concern Among IT Pros

WEBROOT Ransomware Threats Raise Concern among IT Pros A recent Spiceworks survey with over 300 IT pros confirms the growing threat of ransomware and how it's affecting organizations today. %$4 88% 66% of IT pros state they're somewhat of IT pros expect ransomware attacks to increase in the next year to very concerned about ransomware 2014 (%) extremely concerned very concerned somewhat concerned not very concerned not at all concerned 28 40 10 2 Many IT pros have experienced ransomware first hand 1/3 2/3 1/5 Nearly 1 out of 3 three IT pros have experienced 2 out of 3 IT pros 20% know someone who has paid the ransom, and 80% state the ransom know someone who a ransomware attack at their organization has experienced a ransomware attack was less than $500 The points of access that pose S Protecting against ransomware today the most threat 82% of IT pros are using a solution to protect against ransomware Top solutions Endpoint security 96% SPAM / Email filtering 88% Firewall restrictions 76% Content filtering service 56% Are their What to do if ransomware solutions attacks your employee effective? 69% of IT pros have a strategy in place 44% believe their current security solution is somewhat effective Top strategies 82% 22% 19% 9% Wipe the device Work with Restore Attempt to security provider to remove the encryption the device remove the from encryption manually backup files WEBROOT SecureAnywhere SOURCE: Spiceworks survey of over 300 IT pros conducted on behalf of Webroot, January 2014 %24 20 Email %62 Internet 54% Social media %24

Ransomware Threats Raise Concern Among IT Pros

shared by borisbenko on Apr 17
The growing threat of ransomware and how it's affecting organizations today.


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