Cybersecurity News: Avoiding The Growing Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware has been advancing at a seemingly boundless rate throughout the global pandemic, and no industry is better equipped to face these changes to private data breaches than cybersecurity.

In simplest terms, ransomware is a form of malware that renders a device unusable for the owner. This is typically followed up by demands of ransom according to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the federal U.S. government.

A modern firm would do well to protect against the possibilities of ransomware attacks, and this is where the experienced team at Drawbridge come in to help you with your cybersecurity needs. Specializing in vulnerability management as well as risk assessment, Drawbridge is able to defend your firm against potential breaches, as well as boost preparedness in the event of cyberattacks.

A key feature of avoiding ransomware attacks is through continuous analysis. Utilizing Drawbridge’s software, a firm is provided with ongoing and comprehensive vulnerability management meant to constantly take in and identify data as well as possible attacks.

Avoiding ransomware typically involves the identification of breaches. Potential breaches may take the form of easily found assets, such as those that can be found through online tools.

A firm’s cybersecurity practices are also worth scrutinizing. For this reason, Drawbridge’s cybersecurity team utilizes a risk assessment program. This effort is both for the sake of ensuring investors, regulators, and board members, but also for the sake of protecting data.

Drawbridge assesses technological needs, and allows a firm to properly manage next steps in a comprehensive and easy to follow manner. To defend properly against ransomware is also to solidify a firm’s cybersecurity, meeting ever-changing standards and federal regulations.

Ransomware is a continuous threat that has steadily been progressing in popularity among threatening groups. Learning how to properly defend against these breaches, as well as keeping your firm’s cybersecurity top of the line, is an important step in cyber defense.

Schedule a demo with Drawbridge today to learn how your cybersecurity needs can be met.