Almost 50% Of Surveyed Companies Are Not Confident They Can Fend Off A Ransomware Attack

Just because a company was not hit by a ransomware attack yesterday does not mean it won’t be hit by one today.

Making matters worse, according to a new report, almost half of surveyed companies—whether previously hit by ransomware or not—don’t feel confident they can fend off a ransomware attack.

The survey was conducted by cyber security company Cymulate in September 2021. The 881 respondents included those with roles in IT, cybersecurity, tech, and leadership at their organizations. More than a quarter of surveyed organizations —28%—had been targets of ransomware attacks.

Read more in this article for Forbes.