Ransomware protection solutions

Is your enterprise safe from dangerous and expensive ransomware attacks?

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Overview

What ransomware does

Picture it. Hackers have found and exploited a vulnerability in your infrastructure. This vulnerability provides an opportunity to deploy ransomware—a type of cyber attack that uses sophisticated malware to hold your data hostage using strong encryption. As a result, your operations have screeched to a halt. Your only solution to get business flowing again is paying their ransom. It’s a lose-lose scenario, but could you have avoided it?

The fact is, ransomware was the number one threat in 2021, comprising 23% of cyber attacks, according to the “X-Force Threat Intelligence” report. (PDF, 4.1MB)


Benefits

Why use IBM to protect your data from dangerous ransomware threats? To prevent and combat modern-day threats, IBM uses insight from 800 TB of threat activity data, information on more than 17 million spam and phishing attacks and reputation data on nearly 1 million malicious IP addresses from a network of 270 million endpoints. Lower risk Ransomware was the number one threat in 2021, according to the “X-Force Threat Intelligence” report. With valuable insight into where threats reside, how they occur and when they occur, you can feel confident in knowing that your data is safer and more secure with IBM Security. IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index Lower cost The average cost of a data breach in 2021 rose from USD 3.86 million to USD 4.24 million, the highest average total cost in the 17-year history. Protecting against ransomware and other cyber attacks can help reduce your overall security costs. Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021 Easier and quicker recovery With help from IBM, you can create and have a plan to respond to security incidents. Increase and speed up your company's ability to recover from incidents through better decision-making, enhanced technical skills, integration of SIEM and incident response platforms and improved detection techniques. 3 Strategy Essentials: Preparing for and Responding to Cyberattacks

Solutions

Protect your data from dangerous ransomware threats To protect your data from ransomware threats, follow these three vital steps: detect, investigate, and respond. IBM Security™ products and experts can help you examine deep security analytics, integrate security tools to gain insights into threats and prepare your teams with a response playbook. Detect and stop advancing threats Use deep security analytics and 24x7 threat prevention fueled by threat intelligence to detect and stop advancing threats. Explore SIEM solutions Explore managed detection and response (MDR) services Investigate additional threats Integrate security tools to gain insights and investigate threats across hybrid, multicloud environments. Explore the IBM Cloud Pak® for Security platform Protect your workforce from phishing attacks Respond to security incidences Prepare your teams with a response playbook in case your environment is infected. And if you need help, IBM Security global incident response expertise is available. Proactively manage and respond to security threats Check out security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solutions

Case Study

How threat intelligence enhances defense for the city of LA Learn how the city of LA, the LA Cyber Lab and IBM joined forces to respond to citizens' expectations and bring threat intelligence to vulnerable local businesses. Read “Safer citizens, stronger communities”

Find the right solution for your business

Whether with a security expert to guide you or through exploring for yourself, you can find the right solution for your ransomware protection needs here.

More about ransomware and cyber attacks Read the definitive guide to ransomware Watch the DarkSide ransomware webinar IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index Read “3 Strategy Essentials: Preparing for and Responding to Cyberattacks” Read “Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021”