A Blue Team's reference guide to dealing with Ransomware

Ransomware is a known threat IT/InfoSec, but sometimes it’s good to be reminded of the defenses that can be marshaled against it.

By Steve Ragan

Ransomware has been around since 2013, but it was the success of CryptoLocker that spawned a booming vertical market for criminals.

The effect of Ransomware has been felt by organizations both large and small; each of them well aware of the risks associated with this type of malware. Some even had, what they assumed, were solid defenses against this type of attack – but their assumptions were wrong.

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Source: http://www.csoonline.com/