CompTIA Network+ Question A-36

A company has seen an increase in ransomware across the enterprise. Which of the following should be implemented to reduce the occurrences?

A. ARP inspection
B. Intrusion detection system
C. Web content filtering
D. Port filtering

Correct Answer: C

Ransomware is a type of malware which restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransom paid to the creator(s) of the malware in order for the restriction to be removed.
The best way to avoid ransomware include proactive measures like the following: Don’t click on any URL or open an attachment you are not expecting.
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