The book includes insights from the following experts:

  • Zachary Lewis, AVP, Information Technology, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis
  • Kelly Walsh, CIO, The College of Westchester

  • Tom Dugas, Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Duquesne University

  • Shane McDaniel, Director of IT, City of Seguin

  • Ron Puccinelli, CIO/IT Director, City of Menifee

  • Todd Bell, CISO and Executive Director, IT Compliance, Valleywise Health

  • Lee Wei, Senior VP, Customer Experience, Malwarebytes

A Defender’s Guide to Ransomware Resilience was generously sponsored by Malwarebytes.

Ransomware attacks are threatening businesses like never before. According to IDC’s 2021 Ransomware Study, 37% of organizations across the globe said they were the victim of some form of ransomware attack in 2021. Executives are wondering if their businesses have the right defenses in place to prevent a ransomware attack, and they are looking to their IT and security teams for answers. However, IT and security often run into challenges when it comes to getting the required resources, budget allocations, or buy-in from leadership.
Despite these difficulties, organizations can successfully create a strategy for ransomware resilience. This ebook explains how the ransomware epidemic is re-prioritizing IT and security teams and how digital transformation and remote work are feeding into the ransomware threat. It also shares effective ransomware prevention strategies as well as ransomware response and recovery strategies that IT and security teams can use to defend their organizations against ransomware attacks. Finally, it offers proven best practices that will help IT and security get buy-in for the necessary investments.