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5 Ways to Deliver A Deadly Counterpunch to #Ransomware

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5 Ways to Deliver A Deadly Counterpunch to #Ransomware

Overview

Ransomware is a specific type of malware designed to encrypt a computer’s content until the user pays to get the recovery key. This effectively halts productivity, impacting business revenue. However, IT professionals can take decisive action to minimize both the threat and the impact of ransomware. Here, we define the preventative steps that can be taken to protect the enterprise against ransomware, examine how to limit the impact of a breach, explore where an in-process attack can be stopped, and discuss what to do if a hacker succeeds in gaining access.

Mathew Newfield

Mathew Newfield

Mathew Newfield is senior vice president and Chief Security and Infrastructure Officer (CSIO) of Unisys. The CSIO organization comprises the former Unisys Information Technology (UIT) and Chief Information Security Office (CISO) organizations. It is responsible for delivering secure solutions that enable the company to serve its clients more effectively and for providing internal IT and security services across the enterprise.