Ransomware is by far and away the fastest growing attack method in cybercrime. It’s a trend that has only continued in 2019, with a serious uptick in the number of ransomware incidents and insurance claims in just the last couple of months.

Robert H. Rosenzweig is
VP and national cyber risk
practice leader at Risk Strategies.

As the volume and efficacy of attacks continue on an upward trajectory, another trend has emerged: more and more victims are paying the ransom.

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