HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GuidePoint Security, a cybersecurity solutions leader enabling organizations to make smarter decisions and minimize risk, today announced the availability of its Ransomware Readiness Assessment, which provides a broad, risk-based analysis of a customer’s ability to protect against ransomware, respond in the event of an incident and recover to resume normal business operations.
Ransomware has rapidly established itself as the attack of choice for adversaries. With the proliferation of readily available, off-the-shelf tools and fully formed ransomware-as-a-service offerings, no business or organization is too small a target. However, Gartner Research estimates that more than 90% of ransomware attacks are preventable*.
“As ransomware incidents increase in frequency and impact, it’s imperative that organizations take a holistic approach to protecting themselves against this serious threat,” said Bryan Orme, Principal and Partner, GuidePoint Security. “Our ransomware readiness assessment is designed to analyze the customer’s security posture with respect to ransomware from the perspective of prevention, containment and restoration.”
GuidePoint’s targeted Ransomware Readiness Assessment will help customers:
- Identify gaps in their security defenses
- Define specific actions to reduce the likelihood and impact of a ransomware attack
- Improve the customer’s overall preparedness for ransomware
As part of the service, customers will receive a report detailing their ransomware readiness posture across three key areas: improving ransomware prevention capabilities; containing an attack in progress; and restoring impacted business systems after an attack has occurred. Additionally, GuidePoint Security will provide risk reduction recommendations based on each customer’s assessment results.
This offering rounds out a complete portfolio of ransomware defenses that GuidePoint Security provides, including Incident Response Planning, Incident Response Playbook Creation and Review, Ransomware Tabletop Exercises, Ransomware Purple Team Exercises, Business Resilience Assessments, and Ransomware Incident Response Retainer Services. These services are all designed to help customers understand and mature their security posture as it relates to ransomware, improve their defenses and their ability to respond to incidents if they occur.
For more information on GuidePoint’s Ransomware Readiness Assessment, please visit https://www.guidepointsecurity.com/ransomware-readiness/ and/or download the datasheet at https://www.guidepointsecurity.com/resources/ransomware-readiness/.
*Gartner.com, June 15, 2021
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