Research Brief: What Ransomware Attackers Really Want

Dec 27, 2022
by Christophe Bertrand
Ransomware attackers disrupt business operations by targeting a variety of data sources and leveraging multiple types of infrastructure to get what they want: business’ money. But the most often targeted point of entry in successful ransomware attacks is not a bad link in an infected email. Rather, the most vulnerable points of attack lie in the software and misconfigurations. Therefore, organizations must plan for every contingency, look beyond safeguarding the obvious vulnerabilities, and protect all components of their IT environment.

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