Ransomware Evolution and the Impact of an Outdated Defense

79% of organizations have experienced a ransomware attack within the last year.*

As organizations evolve in hybrid and remote work environments and progressively move data and applications into the cloud, adversaries continue to advance. Steadfast ransomware attacks cause significant damage to organizations of all sizes, and modern threats like malware-free, identity-based and cloud-based attacks are on the rise.

Securing endpoints remains a foundational and critical part of your security posture. Traditional (or legacy) antivirus (AV) software only recognizes known attacks, leaving organizations vulnerable to modern threats. With the average cost of a breach rising to $4.45M USD, don’t just check the box with a cost-friendly legacy AV solution — it could end up costing you a lot more.

It’s time to transition to a modern endpoint security solution.

Download this white paper to learn more about:

  • The evolution and impact of ransomware and other modern threats
  • Legacy solutions and how they leave organizations at risk
  • Why antivirus solutions are designed for yesterday’s attacks
  • How endpoint protection needs to evolve to protect against today’s attacks


U.K. University Turns to CrowdStrike After Legacy Endpoint Solution Fails to Stop Ransomware Attack

“We know we’re in safe hands with CrowdStrike.”
— David Conway, Deputy Technical Director, University of Sunderland


*“The Long Road Ahead to Ransomware Preparedness,” ESG, 2023.


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