Ransomware – What It Is and How To Avoid It

There have been several high-profile cases recently about organizations being hit by ransomware and having to pay the criminal hackers money to regain access to their data. Here are just a few of the most recent cases:  a hospital in Kentucky, a hospital in Hollywood, a school in New Jersey, and a school in South Carolina. But what is this “ransomware” stuff, why is it so effective and, most importantly, how can you protect you and your company from it? Read more