Can a ban on ransom payments stop ransomware attacks?

Yes, this will discourage attacks.68%

No, as the victim's customers are also impacted by ransomware attacks.32%


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Senior IT Manager in Government, 10,001+ employees
No, but not for the reason given. Such a ban would likely be unenforceable, and companies in desperate situations would more than likely ignore it and cough up anyway,

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Completely confident – they’re as solid as possible11%

Sort of confident – policies seem adequate59%

Slightly confident – better than nothing19%

Not at all confident – we need to redo these5%




Early Stages - the security activities haven't been planned/deployed yet.15%

Middle stage - we've planned security activities, but we've only partially deployed them.60%

Late-middle stage - we've deployed the majority of our security activities and it's keeping up with threats.19%

Mature stage - all security activities are deployed and are proactively detecting threats.4%


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Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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