Cylance® plays a key role in the Netelligent Threat Kill Chain as it blocks threats in real time before they cause harm.
Allowing malware to infiltrate your environment will have severe impacts and repercussions on your business. Prevention lowers security costs and complexities, frees IT resources and is the best prescription for malware.
Cylance® has built the first and only artificial intelligence and machine learning based pre-execution detection environment. The main challenge in the pre-execution environment is to analyze the program and determine if a file is good or bad based purely on the information in the file itself, and then do that at a sustainable, massive scale. The ability to do this across a huge number of samples is important because modern malware creation is automated. Today it requires very little effort for attackers to mutate a piece of malware. Manual generic signatures (emulation- or heuristic-based) were good for protection when malware creation was manual, but not anymore. To be able to go back to the basics and stop malware before it ever gets a chance to execute, Cylance uses machine learning to generate models that can predict if a program is malicious.
Ransomware – It’s a reality
Ransomware is a serious issue that impacts your employees, data and bottom-line.
Per a 2016 Datto’s State of the Ransomware Report, more than 91% report clients victimized by ransomware, 40% of whom have experienced 6 or more attacks in the last year. The average ransom requested is typically between $500 and $2,000. The overall cost significant due to downtime and lost data, estimated to be $75B+ per year in the US alone.
Important stats on ransomware:
- Serious issue for customers – costing businesses billions
- Estimated to be $75B+ per year in the US alone
- Downtime and data loss is what cuts the deepest
- 63% report ransomware led to business-threatening downtime
- 48% report ransomware led to the loss of data and/or hardware
- 93% of ransomware victims had traditional signature-base AV installed
Source: Datto’s 2016 Global Ransomware Report
Ransomware is a type of cyberattack in which the perpetrator takes control of a victim’s data or systems. The attacker’s goal is remuneration through a “ransom.” The past 12 months have seen ransomware attain a new status of maturity and menace, emerging as one of the most dangerous cyber-threats facing both organizations and consumers. Users who are hit with ransomware find their valuable data locked with strong, often unbreakable encryption.
Prescription for healthcare security
Healthcare is the largest target for cyberattacks as the data-centric world connects the at one time secure and inaccessible medical devices and records. Vulnerability is at an all-time high.