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Stopping Ransomware – The U.S. Government Provides Valuable Resource for Ransomware Awareness

Stopping Ransomware – The U.S. Government Provides Valuable Resource for Ransomware Awareness

Chances are, you’ve heard about Ransomware.

It’s been a menace to businesses the world over. Companies and organizations large and small have been affected.

The Thrive team has shared tips on staying safe from Ransomware over the years through our blog and social media channels. And, of course, we’ve helped our customers fight Ransomware on the front lines, and even recover their data after a ransomware attack.

There’s no question cyber attacks are continually on the rise. Even Warren Buffet chimed in, naming cyber threats the biggest problem with mankind.

The U.S. Government has certainly taken notice of Ransomware and other cyber threats. President Biden signed an executive order for strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity.

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology, stated that no company is safe from the threats.

Location and size of business have no bearing on whether you’ll be targeted.

Now, it is true larger organizations may have more valuable data – but their defenses are usually more robust. Smaller companies may not have the most attractive data or the biggest budget for paying for a ransom, but they may not have the strongest cybersecurity.

Bottom line: make cybersecurity and threat awa