Tokenisation vs encryption: How plaintext data is fuelling the ransomware boom

Published on
23/03/2022 10:14 AM

Ransomware attacks are becoming more and more common, with swathes of online criminals looking to hold important files hostage. 

This begs the question; what is plaintext data, and is it 'the real enemy' when it comes to these aggressive breaches?

How can companies put a stop to plaintext data breaches?

Shane Curran, CEO of Evervault, joins Max Kurton on this episode of the EM360 podcast to discuss:

  • Ransomware and how plaintext data fits into the conversation
  • The differences in risk between readable and unreadable data
  • How the debate between tokenisation and encryption be approached