4 in 5 organizations in Asia Pacific affected by ransomware, with more than half paying the ransom.

Claroty has released research into the ‘Global State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2021: Resilience Amid Disruption’, which revealed the colossal impact of ransomware on organizations during 2021, with 80% of organizations in Asia Pacific affected by ransomware attacks and just over half (51%) paying the ransom.

An independent survey of 1,100 full-time IT and OT security professionals was carried out in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, to determine how organizations dealt with ransomware challenges in 2021 and their levels of resilience and priorities moving forward. 

The survey found that 90% of APAC respondents (90% globally) had accelerated digital transformation since the start of the pandemic, with 48% (52% globally) reporting the acceleration as significant.

For more key findings, check out this infographic.