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Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks tend to increase during the holiday season

Protecting yourself from holiday-season DDoS attacks

Learn how to protect your organization from ransomware, a type of cyber threat where attackers demand monetary ransom for stolen data or critical infrastructure. Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common and sophisticated, and there is an entire underground economy created around selling expertise and tools. Ransomware evolves quickly and is split into two major categories: commodity ransomware and human-operated ransomware. When developing a mitigation strategy, consider every stage of a ransomware attack: initial compromise, escalation, exfiltration, and ransom. Follow best practices, such as building a security culture, preparing a recovery plan, and investing in comprehensive ransomware prevention solutions. Microsoft offers holistic prevention, detection and response, and disruption of the ransomware economy to protect against ransomware attacks.

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