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Cybercrime by the Numbers

Published By: Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Published:  Jun 14, 2018


The majority of security professionals now agree, itís not a matter of if, but when your company will fall prey to targeted attack involving malware, ransomware, data exfiltration, or phishing. In fact, 70% of organizations reported a security incident that negatively impacted their business in the past year, a figure consistent with the reality that more than 390,000 malicious programs are registered every day.
 
Given the burgeoning number of connected devices and the growing financial incentives for cybercriminals, the prevalence, volume, and sophistication of targeted threats is only increasing. As the stakes are raised for criminals and as companies react to attacks, the enterprise threat landscape is pushed forward. Bad actors are evolving their targeted threats and are finding vulnerabilities in companiesí security defenses. Learn more about the realities of cybercrime in todayís hyperconnected world.

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Tagscybercrime, security, malware