Ransomware has featured prominently in the news over the last few years. Hospitals, law enforcement agencies and even individuals have been affected by it. Some have paid the ransom and recovered their computer data; others have lost their data forever. What is ransomware and how can you best protect your organization from it?

Executive Summary

OneBeacon Technology's Joseph Budzyn explains what ransomware is and how you can protect your organization from it.

It Could Happen to You

Working very late at the office on a Wednesday night trying to make a midnight deadline, Tom gets an email. He finishes the last touches on his spreadsheet and sends it off. Relieved at making his deadline and very ready to head home, Tom reads the email just before leaving.

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