Ransomware is by far the biggest threat among Enterprises. So what is Ransomware? It is a malicious code that blocks or encrypts the contents of a device and demands a ransom to restore access to the data.
According to research done by ESET, Companies named ransomware their number one concern.
In response to customer needs and concerns, ESET integrated Ransomware Shield into its security solutions. ESET has long been providing its customers with very good behavior-based malware detection and also with Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) that allows users to set custom rules for the protection against ransomware. However, should something slip past the 11 other security layers, Ransomware Shield will be automatically activated.
While ransomware infection often starts with clicking a suspicious link or a fictitious invoice, ESET found that email remains the most common distribution method.
To combat these scenarios, enter ESET Dynamic Threat Defense (EDTD). EDTD provides another layer of security for ESET products like Mail Security and Endpoint products. It utilizes a cloud-based sandboxing technology and multiple machine learning models to detect new, never before seen type of threats. In result, attachments that were classified as malicious are stripped off the email and the recipient gets information about the detection.
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Enterprises are under constant attack from cybersecurity threats resulting in the loss of millions in revenue annually. Factors such as ransomware, targeted attacks, insufficient network visibility, various operating systems in an organization, bad security behaviour among office staff, lack of skilled cybersecurity workforce and the level of tolerance among staff are the major causes of cyber-attacks in the country.
To mitigate these issues, ESET East Africa offers free training, suitable for all skill levels to help educate enterprises on the importance of cybersecurity.
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