The vulnerabilities introduced by the global shift to online work and play are admittedly an outlier event. But as this infographic shows, the avidity of the threat actors’ response is a clear indicator of the need for an integrated global response to combat the cybercrime crisis.
Nearly 5.4 million DDoS attacks hit the world in the first six months of 2021—a record-setting pace.
- Seven emergent attack vectors in seven months represents a much faster discover-and-weaponize rate than we usually see.
- Meanwhile, threat actors discovered ever-more-ingenious ways to part organizations from their money, such as the advent of triple extortion ransomware and DDoS extortion campaigns.
- Such scenarios only highlight the vital role of advanced and automated DDoS technology.
Explore the full interactive report for more details on threat landscape trends and attack activity in the first half of 2021.