The Myths and Psychology of Ransomware Attacks

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Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer at Lookout & Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft

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Ransomware is not a new threat, but the tactics attackers are using to access your data have evolved. The need to support a hybrid workforce and with data no longer sitting behind a perimeter has exposed you to new risks, which has been seen by the increase in the volume and severity of ransomware attacks. Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer, Lookout and Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft discuss what you can do to mitigate the risk. Connect with Aaron Cockerill on Linkedin: Connect with Sarah Armstrong-Smith on Linkedin:
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