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Ransomware attacks have skyrocketed in 2020, causing financial and reputational damage to companies around the world. The attacks have increased because they are very lucrative to the bad guys. We have heard of ransoms ranging from $500,000 to $25 million, depending on the size of the victim company. Threat actors have changed their playbooks to become more effective and it is time we do the same. Let’s understand the new threat and walk through some of the questions proven to drive the right results.

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