5 Best Ransomware Protection Software for 2023

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Strong ransomware protection has become a must-have tool to protect companies of any size against malicious attacks and data loss.

Ransomware is the leading cybersecurity threat today. Annual attacks are in the hundreds of millions. The ransomware industry is currently a thriving criminal enterprise due to its lucrative potential, powerful encryption techniques, and the rise of ransomware as a service (RaaS).

RaaS eliminates the technical barrier to entry, allowing anyone with a few dollars to access what was once a complex process. The result is an ever-increasing threat landscape with no sign of slowing down.

We evaluated several options in the market to determine the five best ransomware protection solutions on the market. Each of them have merits, and ultimately the best option for you will be determined by your organization’s needs and budget. This guide can help you with that analysis.

Cynet: Best Value

Cynet XDR is an anti-ransomware platform that offers the best value for its cost and evaluates well on MITRE Engenuity evaluations.

It provides extended visibility and protection across endpoints, networks, and users, adapting to new ransomware techniques with its in-depth, knowledge-based AI capabilities. It also has a broad range of ransomware protection features, such as:

  • Detecting and blocking memory strings associated with ransomware
  • Protecting OS password vaults from ransomware attacks
  • Preventing unapproved apps from accessing important company assets
  • Detecting ransomware exfiltration by planting decoy files

Furthermore, it offers automated investigation and remediation features such as in-built remediation playbooks and customized playbooks that can be tailored to clients’ needs.

Key features

  • End-to-end protection
  • Natively automated
  • Memory strings detection
  • OS password vault protection
  • Prevention of unapproved app access to important assets
  • Ransomware exfiltration detection through decoy files
  • Automated investigation and remediation features

Pros

  • Fast and easy initial setup
  • Automated detection and remediation
  • Knowledge-based AI
  • Zero resource drain
  • Real-time memory and file protection
  • Decoy files to trick and detect ransomware
  • Low maintenance burden

Cons

  • It doesn’t have the most intuitive user interface.

Pricing

Cynet offers a free demo and a 14-day trial, and pricing information is only available upon request.

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