Judy Greenwald, Business Insurance
May 04, 2021

Companies have faced a surge in ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, but despite the onslaught they can dramatically reduce if not eliminate the threat of ransomware, experts say.

Steps to take should include a companywide focus on security, an incident response plan and a separate backup system for data.

Experts say the huge increase in attacks during the pandemic relates to much higher numbers of employees working from home, often on less-than-secure systems.

Compounding the issue is many hackers work from eastern European countries, where authorities have shown little interest in pursuing them, or on behalf of sponsoring nation states.

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