Ransomware attacks are the rise

Covenco partner Sophos recently revealed the results of its The State of Ransomware 2020 Report, demonstrating just how critical effective ransomware protection is for organisations, with the latest rise of ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacker

The report revealed that over half (51%) of organisations surveyed had been hit by ransomware attacks in the last year. Crucially more than twice as many (56%) of organisations surveyed retrieved their data via backups than by paying the ransom (26%). The report also revealed that ransomware attackers are indiscriminate when it comes to the size of the organisations they attack, with around half of both small organisations (47%) and larger organisations (54%) being hit.1

Stop ransomware attacks before they hit your network – Sophos Intercept X Endpoint

With such a high percentage of organisations being targeted by ransomware attackers, it’s essential you take the steps now to make sure you block these attacks before they compromise your network and ensure you have trusted backup recovery in place should you, unfortunately, fall victim.

Sophos’ Intercept X Endpoint solution detects malicious encryption processes and shuts them down before they can spread throughout your network. Its leading anti-ransomware technology prevents file-based and master boot record ransomware and has received recognition from the likes of Gartner and Forrester as a leading endpoint protection solution. ransomware attack cyber hacker

If any of your files do become encrypted, Intercept X rolls them back to a safe state to minimise interruption to your business and employees so you can continue with business as usual. You will also receive a detailed report to understand how the threat got in, what it affected, and at which point it was blocked, so you can use this information to improve your cyber security strategy going forward.

By utilising the benefits of Intercept X Endpoint, you can block ransomware attacks before they have a detrimental effect on your organisation and be confident that you can continue to operate safely without interruption.

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Make sure you aren’t one of over half of organisations losing out to ransomware attacks. Get in touch with our team today by calling 0845 2070 999 or filling in the form below to find out how Sophos’ Intercept X Endpoint solution can fortify your cyber security defenses.

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1 Sophos The State Of Ransomware Report 2020, May 2020