Detecting Ransomware in Real Time with Complete East-West Visibility

Ransomware has taken off as a low-risk, high-reward way for cybercriminals to make money. Increasingly, these criminals are targeting businesses, hoping to hold network shares or even entire file servers ransom for millions of dollars. The incident at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center at the beginning of 2016, where the hospital paid $17,000 in ransom to decrypt its files, served as a notice of what awaited organizations that were caught unprepared.