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As if businesses have not had enough challenges with the pandemic, inflation and supply chain issues, ransomware attacks also are on the rise. Fifty-three percent of chief information security officers said their businesses were hit in the past year, with 69 percent saying it is likely they will be successfully attacked at least once in the next year, according to a recent survey.

“Since the start of 2020, criminals have been doubling down on ransomware, making it a mainstream issue impacting supply chains and business operations across industries,” said Aimee Rhodes, CEO and founder of CISOs Connect.

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