Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Ransomware

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Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption. Ransomware actors often target and threaten to sell or leak exfiltrated data or authentication information if the ransom is not paid. In recent years, ransomware incidents have become increasingly prevalent among the Nation’s state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) government entities and critical infrastructure organizations.

Learn how to detect and stop ransomware using the tips listed here:

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, do your part – #BeCyberSmart.. Help spread awareness by using the Cybersecurity Awareness Month background available in Zoom.

Questions? Contact NextGen Cyber Talent Team