Knowledge can mean the difference between foresight and hindsight. That’s why SonicWall offers actionable threat intelligence in the form of our annual Cyber Threat Report. To arm yourself with the information you need to stay ahead in the cyber arms race, download your 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report today.
2020 Was a Record-Setting Year for Cybercrime
2020 transformed cybersecurity forever. In a world where so much has changed — including something as fundamental as the way we work — the old paradigm can no longer be depended on to combat tomorrow’s threats. As the newness fades from our “new business normal,” organizations need comprehensive insights on today’s threat landscape that can drive strategy and help stay ahead of new trends and emerging threats.
In the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, we share which cyberthreats dropped, which ones rose … and which ones skyrocketed. By sharing our global and regional insights on a wide variety of threats, SonicWall is pulling back the curtain on cybercriminal behavior — helping you to better prepare for what they’ll do next.
Behind the Data
Intelligence for the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report was sourced from real-world data gathered by the SonicWall Capture Threat Network, which securely monitors and collects information from global devices, including:
Countries & Territories
Malware Samples Collected Daily
Malware Attacks Blocked Per Day
2020 Global Cyberattack Trends
In this greatly expanded threat landscape, knowing your adversary has never been more crucial. Here’s a preview of what they were up to in 2020:
IoT Malware Attacks
President and CEO of SonicWall
2020 offered a perfect storm for cybercriminals and a critical tipping point for the cyber arms race. The pandemic — along with remote work, a charged political climate, record prices of cryptocurrency, and threat actors weaponizing cloud storage and tools — drove the effectiveness and volume of cyberattacks to new highs. This latest threat intelligence offers a look at how cybercriminals shifted and refined their tactics, painting a picture of what they are doing amid the uncertain future that lies ahead.”