May 16, 2024, 7:39 a.m. | Donnie Alonte

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Introduction


Ransomware attacks are a major threat to organizations of all sizes, capable of causing significant financial losses and damage to reputation. Such attacks involve hackers encrypting a victim's data and demanding payment for the decryption key. To help safeguard your organization, here are six essential defense tactics against ransomware.





1. Regularly Update and Patch Systems


One of the most effective defenses against ransomware is ensuring that all systems and software are up-to-date with the latest security patches. Cybercriminals …

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