How Utilities Can Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Attacks
- Nov 19, 2021 9:17 pm GMT
The utility industry faces a growing ransomware problem. Taking advantage of weak network defenses, cybercriminals are increasingly launching ransomware attacks against utility companies and other energy industry businesses.
A successful ransomware attack can have serious consequences for any business — including downtime, lost files, and a damaged reputation. With the right strategy, it’s possible for utility companies to harden their networks against cyber attacks.
What Is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that hackers are using in attacks. These programs lock down files on a business’s network, holding them hostage until the organization pays a ransom to the attacker.
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