Ransomware’s wrath: IT pros’ suffering in the human battlefield

1 min read


– Ransomware attacks have a significant impact on the mental and physical health of IT professionals and cyber security staff.
– IT and cyber security staff often experience stress, anxiety, and burnout when responding to ransomware incidents, and some have required sick leave or therapy as a result.
– Senior management often treats ransomware as a purely technical issue, which can create additional pressure and guilt for IT staff.
– Overreactions from senior management and public shaming by the cyber security community can contribute to a culture of fear and shame among affected IT professionals.
– It is important for organizations to prioritize the physical and mental health of staff during and after ransomware incidents, including providing time for rest and counseling services.
– Protecting the well-being of IT and cyber security professionals is crucial for maintaining overall cyber security and resilience.

Previous Story

CISA ready to rock CDM program in the world of OT

Next Story

Accenture and SandboxAQ unite to safeguard against AI threats and cyber attacks

Latest from News