When a ransomware attack is detected, it's critical to act quickly because the attack can affect the target organization's reputation, revenue, and consumer data. As time passes, more devices may be affected, potentially resulting in considerable downtime. A recent study by Statista shows that a company's average downtime after a ransomware attack was close to 23 days in 2021. If operations are halted for such long periods of time, it could have a significant impact on the company's productivity and credibility. Furthermore, the cost of mitigating a widespread ransomware attack, which could prove to be a hefty and unexpected expense, should be factored in.
This is why ManageEngine Anti-Ransomware's single-step incident response method is so important. Anti-Ransomware enables an enterprise to respond faster to an incident and nip an attack in the bud through its one-click recovery action. Intelligent incident grouping automatically identifies and groups all infected devices across the network, making it easy to assess the attack's impact on the organization. A ransomware attack that has been detected and resolved into true positives and false positives is automatically classified if the same process occurs again, including in newly infected devices.
It's critical to answer the when, where, and how of a ransomware attack to mitigate it and prevent it from happening again in the future. For this, Anti-Ransomware provides extensive information on the attack including suspected binary details, MITRE techniques used, and a clear and lucid Process Tree that visualizes each stage of the attack. The Process Tree illustrates the anatomy of the attack at first glance and helps the organization prepare for the remediation process.