Ransomware attacks are inexpensive to launch, profitable and the perpetrator almost never gets caught. That means ransomware is the perfect crime and it’s not going to go away anytime soon, according to Jack Danahy, the co-founder and CTO of endpoint security firm Barkly. The good news is that through a combination of technology, education and training, businesses can keep their important data safe. In this installment of the FightRansomware Podcast, Danahy talks about the latest advances fueling powerful ransomware variants like WannaCry. He also explains why everyone in the IT industry—not just end users—should get trained regularly on how to defend against ransomware. Listen to the podcast now to learn more.
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