In PART 1 of our 3-part series on Ransomware, we look at the 5 distinct phases of a ransomware attack.
Protection from attack starts with recognising the compromise indicators
Your organisation’s success in defending against a ransomware attack is largely dependent on your level of preparation and the tools you deploy to monitor your systems to detect, respond to and neutralise suspicious activity.
The 5 Phases of a Ransomware Attack
There are 5 distinct phases of a ransomware attack. Understanding and recognising the indicators of compromises can increase your likelihood of successfully defending against an attack. The timeline of an attack is very compressed - often as little as 15 minutes - from exploitation and infection to receiving the ransom note.