Whatever you choose to do, though, the next step needs to be doing everything possible to make sure it doesn’t happen again instead of breathing a sigh of relief that you got your data back and continuing business as usual. That would seem to be the common mistake here.
Don’t make that mistake.
Security pros, where do you fall on the debate on paying or not paying, and does this report change your thinking?
The Check Point folks, naturally go on to point out how investing in security tools and education to prevent ransomware in the first place is the less expensive option, and even though they clearly have a vested interest here, it’s hard not to agree with the basic premise.