Malware Attack Trends: More Sophisticated, More Frequent
ESG research indicates that many security professionals feel like the malware threat landscape is getting worse. Why? Aside from targeted attacks conducted by cybercriminals and nation-states, hackers are getting more creative using ad networks, partner websites and mobile applications to attack organizations or steal personal data from customers. These threats emanate from outside the organization's network, driving the need for outside-in security. Strong outside-in security requires continuous monitoring, specific threat intelligence and a customer-centric view of risk.
In this whitepaper, you will learn:
- Top five reasons driving increased threat perception;
- Three new threat vectors and the cyber risks associated with today's enterprise IT environments, given the complex fabric of applications, users, B2B connections and devices;
- Strategies for addressing online threats efficiently and effectively, via an "outside-in" perspective that assesses and addresses risks from outside the corporate network that would harm an organization, its customers and other third parties participating in the IT ecosystem.