NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – November 2021
NCC Group’s monthly Threat Pulse report, based on analysis from our Strategic Threat Intelligence team, has identified a 1.9% increase in ransomware attacks compared to October, with a 50% increase in organisations targeted by PYSA ransomware.
“We wait, because we know you” Inside the Ransomware negotiation economics
Still a significant percentage of ransomware-affected businesses see no other option than to negotiate and pay a ransom. But not much is known about the economic backgrounds of digital extortion and the negotiation strategies. Here we investigate negotiations that take place after it’s been decided to pay a ransom.
NCC Group reveals threefold increase in targeted ransomware attacks in 2021
Analysis from NCC Group’s Research Intelligence and Fusion Team (RIFT) has highlighted the growing threat of ransomware around the world.
Executive Analysis: How to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps
In the latest issue of Insight Space, Lloyd Brough explains how to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps.
Virtual event playback: Is ransomware an exponential threat to society?
In our latest Big Three virtual event, Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security at Canon Europe, Keith McDevitt, Cyber Security Integrator at the Scottish Government and Katharina Sommer, Head of Public Affairs at NCC Group, joined Ade Clewlow, Senior Advisor at NCC Group to discuss the exponential threat of ransomware.
Executive Viewpoint: Defending your organisation from ransomware
In this executive viewpoint, Tim Rawlins discusses how the ransomware threat landscape is becoming increasingly complex, and what you can do to defend your organisation.
Looking back to look forward: predictions for 2021
With the new year just around the corner, we decided to stop and take stock of how legislative measures and cyber security research have advanced to keep pace with the rapidly evolving cyber landscape. To start this process, we’re looking back at some of our most recent predictions to see how they’ve progressed and whether our research is contributing to making the world safer and more secure.