The ransomware racket has grown so sophisticated, even beginners can be successful at it. How’s that for a mind screw?
Because the threat has reached epic proportions – so much so that the U.S. is urgently convening an international summit with the sole purpose of addressing ransomware – there is no shortage of blogs and articles about how you should approach the risk. But most simply scratch the surface. Security operations professionals require something more. They need a guide created by incident responders themselves.
Look no further than Siemplify’s Definitive Guide to Ransomware Response. With this e-book by your side, you can go beyond the basics with a deep dive into response tactics and techniques, allowing you to go brass knuckles on a scourge that has risen nearly 1,100% year over year, is worrying security pros more than any other threat and is literally harming life.
What can you find inside the guide?
History of ransomware: Reflect on the evolution of this insidious threat to help you prepare for what today and the future holds.
Common vulnerabilities and infiltration methods: Consume the latest flaws being exploited to spread ransomware, and the pathways purveyors are leveraging to attack.
Preparation practices: Take in a refresher on running tabletop exercises and getting backups in order, and review the principles of early detection.
Crisis control: Learn the key points your communications template should include and explore free tools that can help mitigate an attack’s “blast radius.”
Primer on automation: Discover how SOAR is an ideal technology to address a rapidly and laterally spreading threat like ransomware.
Dan Kaplan is director of content at Siemplify.