Trick or…trick. Ransomware and other threats are no treat for SMBs or the channel pros responsible for protecting their data. Want to help your customers understand just how urgently they need good, solid security solutions these days? If these recently published facts and figures don’t scare them into doing the right thing, nothing will.
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Yeah, yeah, yeah, everyone has read projections like the one from Cybersecurity Ventures predicting that ransomware attacks will do over $5 billion of damage in the U.S. this year, up from $325 million in 2015. But what are the odds of ransomware affecting me?
Pretty good, actually. When Barracuda Networks Inc. surveyed 1,000 business of all sizes, in fact, it found that 47.4 percent of them have fallen victim to ransomware already.
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