Statistics Say Don't Pay the Ransom; but Cleanup and Recovery Remains Costly

By Kevin Townsend

Businesses have lost faith in the ability of traditional anti-virus products to detect and prevent ransomware. Fifty-three percent of U.S companies infected by ransomware in 2017 blamed legacy AV for failing to detect the ransomware. Ninety six percent of those are now confident that they can prevent future attacks, and 68% say this is because they have replaced legacy AV with next-gen endpoint protection.

Thes details come from a February 2018 survey undertaken by Vanson Bourne for SentinelOne, a next-gen provider, allowing SentinelOne to claim, “This distrust in legacy AV further confirms the required shift to next-gen …read more

Via:: Security Week