From small local businesses to large international enterprises, all businesses are at risk of falling victim to a ransomware attack. For the uninitiated, ransomware is a form of malware that blocks access to a file, system or device until a ransom is paid. Typically, ransomware spreads throughout a network, and encrypts files, resulting in large-scale damage whilst making remediation particularly difficult. Most businesses have taken steps to reduce their cyber risk, however, there is more that can be done. In this article, we will delve into the current state of ransomware, common entry points, and what businesses can do to combat this adversary. The Current State of Ransomware There have been some major ransomware attacks throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland in recent years. Some of these include an attack on the Irish Health Service Executive, with recovery…