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The rise of ransomware: how has it affected channel partners and what can they do to fight back?

The Covid-19 pandemic upturned lives around the world. Established everyday norms were put to a halt or irrevocably altered and the the transition to remote and hybrid working took hold at pace. But while many firms were quick to market this as "the new normal" it continues to spell trouble for IT providers. Widely distributed networks paved the way for a sharp rise in a slew of ransomware attacks. For more than a year, the channel has been plagued by these. Big time players such as Accenture;...

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