Mid-market organizations hardest hit by ransomware

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Mid-market organizations — those with 1,000-5,000 employees — have been hit the hardest with ransomware in 2017, with 29 percent experiencing a ransomware attack, according to a new report. Security awareness training company KnowBe4 has released its 2018 Threat Impact and Endpoint Protection Report which shows organizations in manufacturing, technology and consumer-focused industries experienced the most ransomware attacks. On average, 16 workstations, 5 servers and 22 users within an organization were affected in any given attack with an average downtime of 14 hours. The organizations suffering the most downtime hours were again mid-market and enterprise (5000+ employees) organizations. The more…

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