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“It is important to report cyber incidents as quickly as possible.” said U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at the Global Cyber Security Summit, hosted by Skytop Strategies in London this past October.
As the global threat of cyber security breaches continues to grow, it becomes paramount for a company’s well-being, both financial and otherwise, to remain vigilant in it’s updates of the cyber security threat landscape.
A recent global cyber landscape threat report by Fortinet, Inc. identifies 3 general types of threats:
- Exploit Data: Attacker reconnaissance activities to identify vulnerable systems and attempts to showcase those vulnerabilities;
- Malware Data: Weaponization or delivery stages of an attack rather than successful installation in target systems;
- Botnets Data: Command and control traffic between compromised internal systems and malicious external hosts.
According to this report, the third quarter