Gartner Analysts: Mark Harris, Brad LaPorte, Paul Furtado

Gartner Report: How to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks

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Modern-day security attacks are now commonplace and the risk to the business can be severe.  With Ransomware attacks, the first and most common question is; Should the ransom be paid?; This can be a complex question to answer and this report provides recommendations for pre-incident preparation, detection strategies, and post-incident response procedures.

Ransomware attacks continue to increase, using techniques that are growing more and more sophisticated and targeted.


Read this report, published in November 2020 to learn:

  • The ransomware defense lifecycle and the anatomy of attack
  • How compromised websites are often the initial point of ransomware attack through a phishing or targeted attack
  • The role that Secure web gateways (SWGs) can play to provide protection
  • How to apply isolation techniques to minimise the impact of breaches or prevent them entirely

The Menlo Security Isolation-powered Cloud Security Platform has been named a Visionary in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways (SWG) three years in a row.

Unlike alternatives, Menlo Security Does not leave anything to chance. Our extensible security platform, built on a unique isolation core is the only solution to deliver a truly safe online experience that enables your users to work without worry while your business keeps moving forward.

Get a copy of this Gartner report today and help your organization construct a preparation plan to minimize the financial and business risk of ransomware attacks

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Gartner: How to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks, Mark Harris, Brad LaPorte, Paul Furtado, 16 November 2020 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways, 8 December 2020, Lawrence Orans,John Watts