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RANSOMWARE THREATS

Ransomware prevention matters

A Ransomware Readiness Assessment helps organizations strengthen their processes and technology to mitigate the threat of ransomware. Using the latest threat intelligence, Unit 42 can help you assess your current state of readiness and develop a ransomware prevention playbook to expertly manage ransomware attacks.


UNIT 42

Expert-led ransomware protection

TIER 1

RANSOMWARE ASSESSMENT

Evaluate and enhance your organization’s ability to quickly and effectively respond to a ransomware attack.


Tier 1 services include:

  • Detailed report of findings and recommendations
  • Threat intel briefing hosted by a Unit 42 threat intelligence analyst
  • A tabletop exercise to evaluate real-world effectiveness
  • 50 hours of IR or proactive services

TIER 2

RANSOMWARE ANALYSIS

Uncover evidence of historical or ongoing compromise by analyzing endpoint forensic artifacts and telemetry to search for indicators of the ransomware lifecycle.

Tier 2 services include all services in Tier 1, plus:

  • Endpoint scans to determine evidence of malicious activity
  • A review of your response plan and recommendations to strengthen it

TIER 3

RANSOMWARE RESILIENCE

The Unit 42 Ransomware Resilience Framework empowers C-suites and boards to understand the threat and drive better security outcomes.

Tier 3 includes all services in Tier 1 and 2, plus:

  • Data-driven assessment to reduce the likelihood and impact of an attack
  • Purple team campaign using real-world ransomware attacks
  • Reporting to the C-suite and board of directors

Wendi Whitmore
Wendi Whitmore SVP, Unit 42
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Ransomware is the most pernicious cyberthreat organizations face today. Cyber extortion has reached crisis levels. Yet Unit 42’s message remains the same: Don’t panic. There’s help available.

Wendi Whitmore SVP, Unit 42
DATASHEET

Ransomware Readiness Assessment Datasheet

Learn how you can achieve a target state of ransomware readiness in this datasheet.

WEBINAR

DarkSide Attacks & Ransomware Threat Update

Join us for a Unit 42 Briefing by VP, Unit 42 Threat Intelligence, Ryan Olson.

DATASHEET

Cybersecurity Expertise Retainer

Learn how you can put the world-class Unit 42 Incident Response team on speed dial in this datasheet.

REPORT

Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report

Based on Unit 42 research and case data, this report exposes the latest ransomware threats and provides visibility into how the threats exploited business vulnerabilities in 2020.

BLOG POST

The Ransomware Threat: Bigger, Greedier, Attacking the Most Vulnerable

The ransomware threat is growing, but it can be mitigated. Find out ransomware trends and how to prevent and respond to attacks.

WEBINAR

Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report Webinar

Get actionable insight into adversaries’ methods and operations, the latest ransomware variants, and how these threats exploited business vulnerabilities during a tumultuous 2020.

WEBINAR

Best Practices for Stopping Ransomware

Hear about some of the most advanced ransomware attacks of 2020 and learn what steps you can take to avoid an attack.

CASE STUDY

Database Exposure Investigation

A popular online social media site inadvertently exposed consumer data. They needed an investigation to determine what happened, the scope of exposure, and how to properly secure their servers.

If you think you may have been breached or have an urgent matter, please email unit42-investigations@paloaltonetworks.com or call US Toll-Free: 1.866.486.4842 (866.4.UNIT42), EMEA: +31.20.299.3130, APAC: +65.6983.8730, and Japan: +81.50.1790.0200