The years 2020 and 2021 were undoubtedly the years of ransomware. Threat actors wasted no time taking advantage of the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, launching attacks that netted millions (if not billions) of dollars in extortion fees and leaked a record amount of data from victim organizations.
This report looks at how ransomware defenses have changed from 2020 through 2022. It also explores:
- Changes to threat actor tactics
- Current ransomware trends
- How to implement defenses against those trends