While the world continued to grapple with the challenges of 2020 — such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to remote work — cybercriminals were building on what they learned that year to become more adaptable and formidable in 2021.
The world most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. So what happens when this most valuable of assets is compromised or stolen? Would you pay to get it back or prevent its release to the wilds of the internet? Recent data suggests that 70% of enterprise ransomware attacks result in the criminals successfully eliciting payment from their victims.