The 2017 ISTR: A Review Of The Threat Landscape

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Orla Cox, Director Development

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Cyber criminals are exploiting a new trend in 2017: it's easier to trick your users than to exploit software. Get the latest Internet Security and Threat Report (ISTR), volume 22 and learn why subversion is now a bold new tactic. Get the facts in this highly respected research report and learn 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 •Size of ransoms spiked 266 percent; U.S. top targeted country as 64 percent of Americans pay their ransom •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

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