Ransomware: The Rapidly Evolving Trend

60% of Retail companies are at heightened risk of ransomware attacks according to Bitsight’s daily analysis of over 250 billion data-points.

The proliferation of ransomware has disrupted business operations globally at an alarming rate - plaguing retail organizations that rely increasingly on digital solutions and cloud operating systems like payment processors and online stores to stay competitive. Attacks against retail businesses can include highly sensitive personal data, making protection against ransomware a high-stakes business operation.

Your organization doesn’t need to remain in the dark when it comes to how and when ransomware will impact your systems; Bitsight has identified common cybersecurity performance gaps and network challenges that lead to successful ransomware incidents in the retail sector. In this report, we break down how the retail sector is particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks based on:

  • Overall security performance
  • Patching cadence
  • Presence of specific vulnerabilities
  • Certificate and configuration management

Maintaining visibility into industry trends and ransomware data allows for proactive mitigation of ransomware risk across your attack surface. Download the “Ransomware in the Retail Sector” report to see how the ransomware trend is specifically impacting organizations throughout the retail industry, and learn how your retail organization can implement the right technology to combat the unique risks.

Ransomware: The Rapidly Evolving Trend