From a hackers point of view, it's tough to beat ransomware as a cyber attack vector. Low cost, highly effective with a great return-on-investment. Ransomware attacks have picked up materially over the last couple of years, exploiting poor cyber hygiene and leveraging the fact that most organizations do a lousy job of backing up their sensitive and vital data, leaving them vulnerable to that data being "held hostage". And as the effectiveness of these ransomware attacks is demonstrated, attackers are stepping up their game and hunting for more and larger game. Businesses don't need to be victims but they do need to take concrete steps to protect against the seizure of their data treasurers...