Mitigate Ransomware Risk
Fortinet helps organizations mitigate the risks posed by ransomware through a broad portfolio of AI-powered solutions and services that cover ransomware preparedness, prevention, detection, and response.
Ransomware isn’t new, yet organizations still struggle to guard against this threat. According to the Fortinet 2023 Global Ransomware Report, in 12 months, two-thirds of organizations were targeted by ransomware, with half of those falling victim to an attack
As attackers advance their tactics, security and IT leaders must prepare for the inevitability of a ransomware attack. It’s no longer a matter of “if” a business will be breached but “when.” Along with business leaders, those in the C-suite and the board of directors must prioritize ransomware risk mitigation.
- The High Cost of Ransomware
- Fortinet Solutions for Ransomware Mitigation
- Prioritizing Essential Protections
- From providing security leaders with insights into their current gaps to offering the technologies and services critical to combatting ransomware, Fortinet helps organizations minimize the risk and impacts of this increasingly ubiquitous threat.
How Can Fortinet Help
With the Fortinet Security Fabric, you can block ransomware attacks, protecting all of your endpoints while securing your entire network’s entry points. Because the Security Fabric is powered by FortiGuard Labs, you have the most up-to-date security intelligence, ensuring you are prepared to stop new and emerging threats.
How familiar are you with the most recent ransomware threats and terms? To get caught up, check out the Fortinet ransomware jargon page, which outlines all you need to know to stay a step ahead.
What is ransomware?
Ransomware is a specific type of malware or malicious software that holds data hostage in exchange for a ransom. It threatens to publish, block, or corrupt data—or prevent a user from working or accessing their computer unless they meet the attacker’s demands.
How does ransomware work?
Regardless of the ransomware definition, once it enters your computer, it secretly infects it. The software then proceeds to attack files and access and alter credentials without the user being able to tell. As a result, the computer infrastructure is effectively held hostage by the person who controls the malwre
What the types of ransomware?
- Scareware is a type of malware that uses social engineering to scare, shock, or cause a victim anxiety.
- Screen lockers lock your computer screen, making it seem impossible to access.
- Encrypting ransomware uses advanced encryption algorithms to encrypt the data on your device.
- Ransomware threats are constantly evolving and growing more severe. As new security measures arise, hackers are devising more and more ways to invade the computers of individuals and enterprises.