Why Ransomware Attacks Work and What You Can Do Besides Pay the Ransom

Television and movies would have us believe cybercriminals have to execute complex plans that involve rappelling from rooftops and avoiding lasers to break into our networks. In reality, it only takes a well-crafted email and a distracted person to start a chain of events that can cost millions of dollars to repair. While that seems like a simple problem to solve, multiple layers of security controls needed to fail for the ransomware attack to succeed.  Read more
Chris Hoff
Chris Hoff

Security & Data Protection Marketing Manager

How Should Companies Handle Ransomware?

According to the Veeam 2022 Data Protection Trends Report, 76% of companies admitted to being attacked by ransomware in 2021. If we broaden the question and asked how many companies experienced a cyberattack, the number would be closer to 100%. Some of the main reasons ransomware has been so successful include the low cost of entry and high return on investment for the attackers.  Read more
Chris Hoff
Chris Hoff

Security & Data Protection Marketing Manager

Preparing for Ransomware Starts in a Boardroom, Not the Data Center

Veeam recently published the largest independent ransomware research project of its kind, the 2022 Ransomware Trends Report. While much of that research focused on the pervasiveness of the attack and the technologies used before or after, a few significant learnings came from comparing the views from the four personas that were surveyed. Read more
Chris Hoff
Chris Hoff

Security & Data Protection Marketing Manager

Jason Buffington
Jason Buffington

Vice President, Solutions Strategy

Ransomware: Secure Backup Is Your Last Line of Defense

People have asked what we mean when we say, “secure backup is your last line of defense.” Over the last ten years, the security industry has realized modern ransomware protection requires an integrated security architecture from endpoints to network and cloud to detect, correlate and remediate attacks completely. Read more
Chris Hoff
Chris Hoff

Security & Data Protection Marketing Manager