A successful ransomware attack is clearly a breach of security, but should it be considered a data breach? Alagen’s Sr. Security Consultant Trey Turner breaks down the distinction between an attack that encrypts versus one that exfiltrates data.
– When it comes to ransomware, the attacker doesn’t always exfiltrate your data to an outside location.
– Data breaches involve data being taken from the environment, not just encrypted.
– Most ransomware attacks are not necessarily data breaches.
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