5 steps to avoid becoming the next victim of a ransomware attack

Ransomware attacks on high-profile organizations in both the public and private sectors grabbed headlines throughout 2021, but it’s not just high-profile organizations that are the target. Even more common than most people think, ransomware attacks occur globally every 10.2 seconds, according to experts’ estimates. [1] And over 55% are aimed at small businesses. With an average ransom payment of $170,404 plus recovery costs estimated at 10 times the size of the ransom payment, the cost for any…