The size and scope of cyber attacks reached ever more alarming levels in the past year. Reports indicate that instances of ransomware attacks increased by 300% in 2016, with up to 4,000 attacks occurring on a daily basis. And in just Q3 of 2016, over 18 million new samples of malware were discovered.
This is shocking information for any enterprise, but particularly for those dealing with large volumes of financial data. Securing this data is not just a priority - it is now an existential concern for companies of all sizes in every industry.