Scott has been working with medium and large companies in the information security space for over 10 years. He is currently responsible for the development and execution of network penetration testing at NetSPI. His role includes researching and developing tools, techniques, and methodologies used during network and application penetration tests.
Paying a ransom doesn't guarantee your data is returned safely, yet, one in four companies worldwide pay the adversaries. Organizations must get more proactive with their security efforts to avoid paying the ransom and funding the cybercriminals. Ransomware families are both opportunistic and targeted – and no industry is exempt from falling victim to an attack.30 September 2021