Ransomware on the Rise, Companies Prioritizing Disaster Recovery
The rampant rise of ransomware persists, with 100% of respondents – who include ITOps, backup, disaster recovery and storage admins, application and workload owners in the U.S. – reporting that their company experienced a ransomware attack in the last 12 months, Datrium reveals.
With the evermore heightened threat of ransomware during the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are prioritizing disaster recovery and the cloud is playing a greater role as a disaster recovery site.
The research was developed to determine ransomware’s impact on businesses in the last year. The research revealed heightened concerns about the threat of ransomware during the pandemic-imposed stay-at-home mandate. It uncovers insights regarding disaster recovery strategies employed by companies and the shifts in the use of cloud disaster recovery compared to traditional approaches.
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