VMware sponsored Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) to conduct a Research Report that explores the financial impacts of ransomware and the effectiveness of defense and recovery strategies. EMA received over 200 surveys from CISOs, CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors, Information Security Directors across twenty industries, e.g. Financial Services, Manufacturing, High-Tech, Healthcare, Insurance, Retail, Education, Oil and Gas, etc. Download the ESG report to learn about current industry trends in ransomware practices and spending: - More than half of the organizations believe that having basic antivirus is not enough, hear about the advanced ransomware protection innovations that help to reduce the detection time. - Almost 70% of the organizations were able to recover within 6 days, find out the recovery strategy from the best-in-class organizations. - Discover the reasons why organizations chose to pay the ransom. - Understand the impact of ransomware attacks on insurance premiums and operations.