Having a ransomware response playbook is invaluable for businesses. 

Ransomware, a type of malicious software or malware, is designed to deny access to computer systems or sensitive data until ransom is paid. While ransomware has been around for decades, ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated, spreading through phishing emails, spear phishing, email attachments, vulnerability exploits, computer worms and other attack vectors. Don't act when an attack has already occurred. Be prepared. 

This guide can serve as a step-by-step ransomware response playbook.