2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report
Now in its fifth year, the CDR has become a staple among IT security leaders and practitioners by helping them guage their internal practices and security investments against their peers – now across 17 countries and 19 industries. The cyberthreat landscape has changed considerably over the past half-decade, however in some ways we're still facing the same challenges:
- Malware and spear phishing still cause the most headaches
- Organizations continue seeking technologies to catch threats missed by traditional signature-based defenses
- Our industry continues to underinvest in employee security awareness training, despite knowing this problem persists
However, increased investment in the cloud, adoption of application containers, and the damaging effects of ransomware are all examples of recent trends that keep IT security professionals on their toes.