Given recent high-profile attacks like WannaCry, Petya (NotPetya) and CryptoLocker, ransomware has definitely matured from a niche IT concern to a more mainstream one. While there is no shortage of seminars, articles, and vendor solutions outlining best practices to mitigate the threats of ransomware and modern cyber extortion threats like malware based crypto-mining, there is no single solution to protect against all of these threats. If there was, wouldn’t we all be implementing it and the manufacturer be the most profitable vendor?