Last year saw an incredible 199.7 million ransomware attacks. This growth is being fuelled by the rise of “Ransomware-as-a-Service” (yes, that’s now a phrase). Little technical knowledge is now required to start an attack. Criminals just need to pass the ransomware developers their margin.

This year, an attack will take place every 11 seconds. Furthermore, 62% of small and medium-sized businesses will be affected by ransomware. 39% of organisations hit by ransomware attacks said it came through an email. 29% of companies said that ransomware attacks hit lower-level staff. It is predicted that $20 billion is the global ransomware damage cost by 2021.

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