Fortinet reports says half of the 78% of organization surveyed failed victim to Ransomware Attacks

April 24, 2023 at 9:01 AM EDT

Fortinet Survey Finds 78% of Organizations Felt Prepared for Ransomware Attacks, Yet Half Still Fell Victim

Organizations taking a best-of-breed, point product approach to security were more likely to be attacked by ransomware in the last year

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RSAC 2023

John Maddison, EVP of Products and CMO at Fortinet "According to the Fortinet research released today, though three out of four organizations detected ransomware attacks early, half still fell victim to them. These results demonstrate the urgency to move beyond simple detection to real-time response. However, this is only part of the solution as organizations cited the top challenges in preventing attacks were related to their people and processes. A holistic approach to cybersecurity that goes beyond investing in essential technologies and prioritizes training is essential.”

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