66% of organizations surveyed were hit with ransomware in 2021, up from 37% in 2020. The average ransom paid by organizations that had data encrypted in their most significant ransomware attack, increased nearly fivefold to reach $812,360, with a threefold increase in the proportion of organizations paying ransoms of $1 million or more.
This “Sophos” report summarizes the impact of ransomware on 5,600 mid-sized organizations in 31 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, with 965 sharing details of ransomware payments.
We invite you to read this report for statistics on the number of ransomware attacks, how often data is encrypted, and how much data victims have been able to recover.
It takes a lot of effort to stop ransomware and prevent such attacks.
This guide details the top cybersecurity controls that minimize ransomware exposure and impact and how “Sophos” can help.
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