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Defending Against Ransomware
Ransomware continues to be one of the most significant data security threats to organisations throughout Ireland. Most recently, the ransomware attack on the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) computer systems, resulted in a complete IT shutdown.
In short, ransomware involves a piece of malware which infects technology systems, encrypting your valuable data. The victim is then asked to pay an extortionate ransom fee or the data will never be made available to them again.
To avoid this from occurring or to recover from an attack, Renaissance offer a complete suite of anti-ransomware products. Browse our catalogue of educational resources to stay up to date with the latest ransomware trends and best practices to defend against them.
BBC The Briefing Room Podcast: The Ransomware Threat
Join David Aaronovitch and cyber security experts in the Briefing Room to discuss why the number of ransomware attacks has grown exponentially over the last year.
This guidance helps private and public sector organisations deal with the effects of malware (which includes ransomware). It provides actions to help organisations prevent a malware infection, and also steps to take if you're already infected.
Reports, Datasheets and Articles
Ransomware attacks have escalated to the point that global governments are now treating them as acts of terrorism. No industry, organization, or person is immune to these attacks. Read more.
Learn how Bitdefender technologies can stop ransomware attacks and minimize ransomware damage. Read more.
In spite of the many forms of ransomware, it remains just another class of malware. There are best-practice steps that can be taken to dramatically reduce the chance of that dreaded demand screen appearing on your company’s computers. Read more.
This report gives a deep dive into the state of ransomware in both central and local government based on an independent survey of 248 government IT managers around the globe.
ThreatLocker: Protecting Your Hospital From Ransomware
The cost of ransomware attacks affecting healthcare in 2020 totaled $21 billion. This whitepaper from ThreatLocker takes a look at how their proprietary Ringfencing technology can help protect hospitals from ransomware going forward. Download now.
WatchGuard: Defeating Ransomware with Unified Security
Small-to-midsize businesses disproportionately fall victim to ransomware, often lacking the technical skills and tools needed to prevent infection. This whitepaper explains how SMB's can defend against the onslaught of ransomware attacks. Download now.
eBooks and Podcasts
If you think EMOTET and many other ransomware and botnets are gone, think twice and protect your endpoints with Panda Adaptive Defense 360.
Webroot: The Hidden Costs of Ransomware
The true cost of ransomware infections includes more than just the ransomware payment. Learn how organisations were affected by ransomware, beyond losing access to their data and paying a ransom.
Webroot Hacker Files - Ransomware's Hottest New Delivery Vector
Cybercriminals sniff out unsecured remote desktop protocol (RDP) to circumvent even well-planned defenses. Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Charlie Tomeo discuss RDP as a ransomware delivery strategy.
We work with our partners to deliver solutions and services to make your clients and customers IT environments more secure and compliant and future proof these solutions by tailoring these to suit their needs and requirements. Renaissance and our suite of security vendors and partners are ideally placed to work with industrial organisations to help analyse current security systems, design a way to improve them, and deliver the improvements over time. Starting with the most critical systems and vulnerabilities. Learn more.
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Defending Against Ransomware