Scary Cyber Threat Stats

Forbes shares survey results of ethical hackers during Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Scary Cyber Threat Stats
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by Chuck Brooks

A couple times a year I compile, analyze, and write about cybersecurity developments and statistics. As we begin the Cybersecurity Awareness month of October 2022, it is incumbent for all of us to be more wary than usual by the scary stats surrounding an increasingly sophisticated and lethal cyber threat landscape.

A first case in point to the precariousness of cybersecurity is the ease of beaching by criminal hackers.

Most hackers need 5 hours or less to break into enterprise environments

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Go to the profile of Iulia Popescu
4 months ago

The ease of beaching by hackers is very spooky! Being aware and alert online is so important. Phishing is the tool of choice for many hackers, and something to be aware of as well. Thank you for sharing.

Go to the profile of Paul Konikowski
4 months ago

One of the most recent attack techniques involves MFA fatigue, which is when a bad actor gains access to your email and login and then pushes MFA to your phone until you click "Approve".  

Go to the profile of Lisa Matthews, CTS
3 months ago

Thanks, @Paul Konikowski . I can see how that could happen - we must stay vigilant. Truly scary stuff.