Ransomware Attacks Up Sharply in 2020

Data Breach Today reports that ransomware attacks ended 2020 up sharply due to their ease of use and profitability. These attacks are expected to double in 2021. The healthcare and education fields were particularly hard hit and will likely continue to be targets. Recommended defenses include budgeting for IT, processes, and personnel. In short, human factors cybersecurity plays a significant role in fighting ransomware attacks.