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Responding to Ransomware Attacks

Creating a Ransomware Incident Response Plan
  • Nihad A. Hassan
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Abstract

Driven by easier access and greater financial payoff, the number of ransomware attacks is expected to intensify in the future. Criminals are now focusing their efforts on targeting high-profile organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and healthcare organizations, and they will continue these attacks because of the ability to be fully anonymous when receiving ransoms and because the high success rate achieved by targeting large organizations for a bigger payout.

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© Nihad A. Hassan 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nihad A. Hassan
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  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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