Government agencies have long been the target of cybercriminals. While motivations may vary, cyber criminals, hacktivists or foreign governments target this sector to collect personal information on citizens, access classified or confidential government information or disrupt and even halt the day-to-day operations.
As the latest Threat Landscape Report reveals, today’s cybercriminals are evolving across the kill chain, creating more ways to exploit, weaponize and control networks while continuing to leverage legacy cyberattack methods. In order for the public sector to properly address both new and old threats, it’s vital that agencies maintain proper security hygiene.
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