Ransomware Protection: What You Need to Know

May 17, 2021 Adam Prichard, CISSP, MCSE, CEH, Cyber Security Consulting Executive

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It was the DarkSide ransomware gang who recently shut down the Colonial pipeline, one of the largest oil pipelines in the U.S. On their website, they posted a statement that seemed to blame the hack on its affiliates and pledged to further vet the criminals with whom they currently do business.

This type of ransomware gangs is not looking to bring down society; they only want your money. Furthermore, they do not want to attack organizations that bring the weight of large governments against them. The gangs only want to attack businesses like yours and like ours, who they believe will pay their ransom.

About HoganTaylor Technology

What are you doing to protect your organization from dangerous ransomware gangs? HoganTaylor Technology has a team of experts who specialize in assessing and implementing ransomware protection, safeguarding your business from unwanted and vicious attacks. If you would like an assessment of the maturity level of your organization against these baselines, please contact us.

HoganTaylor Technology is a subsidiary of HoganTaylor, encompassing all of the Firm’s information technology service offerings including managed services, outsourced CIO and technology solutions, cybersecurity services, and IT strategy and assessments.  If your organization needs assistance in evaluating its technology strategies and goals, please reach out to a HoganTaylor Technology professional to discuss any questions you may have.

INFORMATIONAL PURPOSE ONLY. This content is for informational purposes only. This content does not constitute professional advice and should not be relied upon by you or any third party, including to operate or promote your business, secure financing or capital in any form, obtain any regulatory or governmental approvals, or otherwise be used in connection with procuring services or other benefits from any entity. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult with professional advisors.

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