2017 Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR): A Review of the Threat Landscape

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Peter Sparkes, Senior Director, Cyber Security Services, Symantec

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2016 was a year marked by extraordinary attacks, with cyber attackers conducting multi-million dollar virtual bank heists, attempting to disrupt electoral process, and organising some of the biggest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on record, powered by a botnet of IoT devices. Join our Senior Director of Cyber Security Services for Asia Pacific and Japan, Mr Peter Sparkes, in this webinar for an in-depth analysis on the latest cyber threats trends, and find out why: • Targeted attacks aimed at politically motivated sabotage and subversion has increased at alarming rates • One in 131 emails contained a malicious link or attachment – highest rate in five years • Ransomware infections increased by 36 percent, with size of ransoms spiking 266 percent • CIOs have lost track of how many cloud apps are used inside their companies – When asked most will say up to 40 when in reality the number nears 1,000 Be the first to gain insight into the latest cyber threat trends in the Asia Pacific region, and learn about best practices and steps you can take to improve your security posture in 2017. Register for the Symantec 2017 Internet Security Threat Report Webinar today.

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