Ridge Security Penetration Testing Solution Hardens Networks With Expanded Ransomware Protection

first_img WhatsApp TAGS  Ridge Security Penetration Testing Solution Hardens Networks With Expanded Ransomware Protection By Digital AIM Web Support – February 3, 2021 WhatsApp Facebook SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021– Ridge Security, cutting-edge pen-testing solution provider announces new capabilities in RidgeBot that combat ransomware. RidgeBot couples ethical hacking techniques with AI-driven, decision-making algorithms to help identify and validate weak credentials and frequently exploited vulnerabilities, in order to help minimize damage from simple or sophisticated, extortion-encryption attacks such as ransomware attacks. With the distraction and distress of the pandemic, ransomware hackers continue to hone their tradecraft and combine encryption with extortion in a lucrative practice. Current ransomware tradecraft is highly detectable and highly signaturable, but the reality of IT and Security today — accelerated cloud migration, Work from Anywhere initiatives, Ransom as a Service and other opportunistic trends — exacerbate an already challenging task for network security admins. “Given the rise in ransomware’s far-reaching presence and impact, the newly released RidgeBot 3.2 is focused on preventing ransomware intrusion, delivering attack simulation for 27 high-profile ransomware entry point vulnerabilities, with more to come,” said Lydia Zhang, Co-founder and President of Ridge Security. “With RidgeBot, your network is always locked down, always patch-up to date, always ready for audit — at minimal cost and human intervention.” RidgeBot’s approach covers two of the Top 3 ransomware infection vectors accounting for approximately 60% of incidents: Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), and Software and Network vulnerabilities. The RidgeBot 3.2 ransomware template includes scanning and exploitation for the following classes of vulnerabilities:Remote Code/Command Execution (RCE)Weak Password and Credential Stuffing (i.e. SSH, Redis, and SQL Server)Server Message Block (SMB)WebLogic and Other File Uploads RidgeBot delivers details of the attack path and killchain data to Enterprise security teams for an accurate picture of how prone their environment may be to ransomware attacks, giving them an opportunity to rehearse their incident response. For more information: Ransomware Attack Whitepaper: The Ransomware Rampage of 2020—And How to Survive 2021 Ransomware Attack Demo Video About Ridge Security Technology Ridge Security offers risk-based vulnerability management by providing an automated penetration testing system. Ridge Security is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and is expanding into other areas including Latin America, Asia and Europe. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005086/en/ CONTACT: Lydia Zhang President, Co-Founder of Ridge Security [email protected] (408) 800-1025 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS INTERNET SECURITY SOURCE: Ridge Security Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/03/2021 08:00 AM/DISC: 02/03/2021 08:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005086/en Twittercenter_img Facebook Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Local NewsBusiness Previous articleMedico Healthcare Linen Delivers Reusable Isolation Gowns to Customers Using State-of-the-Art Process Developed with Positek RFIDNext articleFujitsu Frontech North America Inc. Announces U-Shop Mobile Application Allowing Retailers to Deliver Contactless Shopping Experience on Smartphones Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img