Does your organisation have tens of thousands of dollars to spare? Even if you have extra cash lying around, you probably have better ways to spend it than responding to a ransomware attack.
If your organisation is targeted, your IT team won’t be able to rely on a hero like Liam Neeson’s character in Taken to save the day. It is your responsibility to ensure systems are robust and ready to thwart attacks.
Experts estimate that ransomware strains like CryptoLocker, TorrentLocker and Locky have cost Australian businesses over $8 million. Proving that any company is vulnerable, they’ve even affected iconic businesses like Australia Post and the ABC.
Ransomware attacks are expensive, time-consuming and put confidential information at risk. Even organisations that rebuild from backups instead of paying the ransom suffer financial losses as a result of downtime and lost productivity.Read More›