This SSD reckons it’s smart enough to keep you safe from ransomware attacks

Security focused US storage company Cigent has announced its latest generation of SSD with a twist: its product can stand up to ransomware attacks in a world of heightened cyber warfare threat.

The self-proclaimed first SSD that comes with built-in ransomware prevention capabilities uses an AI microprocessor that uses machine learning to monitor disk activity in an effort to prevent such attacks.