2017 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, Vol 22

Learn about the latest threats and security trends covered in the 2017 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), a comprehensive source of Internet threat data that provides an overview and analysis of the year in global Internet threat activity.

Interesting highlights include:

  • One in 131 emails contained a malicious link or attachment – highest rate in five years
  • Size of ransoms spiked 266 percent; U.S. top targeted country as 64 percent of Americans pay their ransom
  • CIOs have lost track of how many cloud apps are used inside their companies – when asked most will say up to 40 when in reality the number nears 1,000


Kevin Haley, Symantec Security Response