The first line of defence against ransomware is being prepared - here are four free resources

Only this week, a ransomware attack engulfed Europe, and to make matters worse, the email address of the hackers was blocked, so victims were unable to contact the criminals if they chose to pay the ransom to unlock their encrypted data.

In light of this, and other ransomware attacks that are becoming all too familiar online, our partners at TradePub have compiled a list of free to download eBooks and whitepapers that can help you stay one step ahead of such hackers, all it takes is a bit of knowledge and preparedness against such actions.

Below are the first four of eight free books that can be downloaded, the second batch will be posted tomorrow.

  1. Free Report: "Endpoint Protection Ransomware Effectiveness Report"

    What is really the best way to combat the threat of ransomware? - full description

  2. Free White Paper: "Four Countermeasures to Protect Against Ransomware"

    Learn best practices for defense in depth against Crimeware. - full description

  3. Free White Paper: "Techniques for Dealing with Ransomware, Business Email Compromise, and Spearphishing"

    Ransomware alone cost organizations an estimated $1 billion in 2016, up from $24 million in 2015 and there is no end in sight for 2017! - full description

  4. Free Tips and Tricks Guide: "12 Tools You Can Use to Help Beat Ransomware"

    By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. - full description

Offered in partnership with Tradepub, view their other free resources.

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