AppRiver Offers Guidance for Businesses to Navigate the Ransomware Epidemic

Gulf Breeze, Florida, June 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading cloud cybersecurity and productivity provider AppRiver, today released a complimentary whitepaper to help businesses combat the growing tide of ransomware.

The whitepaper, “Business Guide to Ransomware: Understand, Analyze & Protect,” offers guidance for businesses to make better informed decisions on keeping devices and networks clear of ransomware and malware.

Ransomware attacks continue to dominate the news, with organizations of every type - from healthcare providers to police departments – making extortion payments to regain access to their data. The FBI estimates ransomwares profits have soared making it a $1 billion industry. AppRiver’s guide will help businesses learn how ransomware works, how to identify key entry points, tips for preventing attacks and how to eliminate malware in emergent situations.

“It would be difficult to overestimate the business risks of ransomware attacks. Businesses of all sizes need to learn how these malicious attacks can infiltrate networks, how to reduce exposure and how to implement best practices for eliminating the malware,” said Troy Gill, Senior Security Analyst. “We’ve assembled key learnings on this topic to help businesses make informed decisions and reduce liabilities. The guide provides practical, actionable steps to increase security and protect your critical business assets.”

AppRiver’s SecureTide keeps spam and malware out of email and SecureSurf actively shields networks from external and internal threats. Both services help stem the risks of ransomware.

About AppRiver

AppRiver offers cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services to 53,000 companies worldwide, with more than 10 million mailboxes under its protection. Launched in 2002 as a spam and virus filtering company, AppRiver has since added Web malware protection, email encryption, secure archiving and email continuity to its suite of security services. The company is also among the world’s top providers of Office 365 and Secure Hosted Exchange. All services are offered on a pay-as-you-use basis with a free, fully supported 30-day trial and 24/7 US-based Phenomenal Care™ customer service. Easy, effective and affordable solutions – backed by white-glove customer care – have enabled the company to maintain an annual 93-percent customer retention rate. AppRiver is headquartered in Florida and maintains offices in Georgia, Texas, New York, Switzerland and Spain. To learn more, visit AppRiver online, FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.


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Jim McClellan

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