Today’s ransomware threat actors focus on disruption. Their model is to rapidly penetrate, exfiltrate, encrypt and then demand ransom, all within a matter of minutes. As attacks, and the attackers themselves, become increasingly sophisticated and the consequences continue to magnify, companies must learn and respond in kind. Given the complexity and dynamics of ransomware exposures, what can board members do to help their organizations meet the challenge of analyzing risk and protecting critical assets?
This issue of Board Perspectives offers suggestions for boards to consider as organizations respond to this evolving threat landscape.