Not Paying Ransomware is the Only Way We All Win

in STEMGeeks2 months ago

Ransomware is on the rise because cybercriminals are being rewarded. Those who are impacted have been paying the ransoms, thereby funding and encouraging attackers to expand and target others.

The right path forward, to crush ransomware attacks, is clear. Better cybersecurity preparedness and a willingness to not pay extortionists, regardless of their actions, is how we collectively defeat ransomware.

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Ransomware is really awful and only getting worse!

You are right, but when faced with the type of pressure from clients and shareholders I can see why many opt to pay. If they would just invest upfront to begin with...

 2 months ago 

True, but such actions hurt everyone. I agree that proper understanding and investment up-front is the key.