Holding the digital world ransom. Ransomware, cybersecurity and the enterprise.

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In this episode of the Verizon Insights Podcast, we'll be talking to Chris Novak, director of the VTRAC investigative response team (Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center) and Roy Porter, senior specialist for information security at Verizon. Today we are going to be dissecting what makes a ransomware attack and what can you do to defend yourself against it. We’re going to answer some of your most common security questions.

Ransomware is a serious cyber threat to organizations around the globe. Attacks can cripple an organization and net the hacker a tidy sum. Because ransomware is so lucrative for the bad guys it’s not going away anytime soon. Today we are going to cut through the jargon around ransomware and get answers to some of the most pressing questions of this type of data breach, including the recent Petya attack.

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