BrandPost: Adapting to the New Normal in Cybercrime

February 20, 2018

The volume and sophistication of attacks targeting organizations is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Fortinet’s Q4 2017 Threat Landscape Report, just released this week, reports an average of 274 attacks per firm, which is a staggering 82% increase over the previous quarter. One reason for this spike is that in order to hit the maximum number of targets, malware needs to spread as rapidly as possible before countermeasures such as updated AV signatures can be put in place. Which means that even though many security vendors are working to get updates and signature files out to customers as fast as possible, cybercriminals have upped their game to counter that change.

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