August 16, 2017

It’s simple: Ransomware is a driver in endpoint security

Most enterprises today are strengthening their endpoint security whether it is endpoint detection and response or non-signature (what is called next generation endpoint technology). Some experts believe ransomware is a key driver in new endpoint security strategies.

Dark Reading author Kelly Jackson Higgins suggests in her article that organizations are moving toward new technologies that go beyond signature-based detection. “Ransomware may actually benefit endpoint security in the end: the in-your-face and painful attack that blackmails organizations by locking them out of their own data and applications in exchange for money has motivated more enterprises to craft new endpoint security plans beyond traditional antivirus and host intrusion prevention systems.”

Read the source article at Dark Reading.