Does it make sense to pay ransomware demands? According to the FBI the answer is never. Rewarding cyber actors only encourages them and can lead to even more attacks. However, experts at Forrester Research contend that you consider paying a ransomware demand as a viable option.
Being prepared for a ransomware attack while implementing a solid security plan that includes having adequate backups in place is ultimately the best way to deal with these incidents.
The SoS Daily News addressed the question “To Pay or Not to Pay” when it comes to getting your ransomed data back. Read the full post here.