Just today, SonicWall released their SonicWall Annual Cyber Threat Report 2024. This report exposes all types of cyber behaviors and trends to keep their customers safe. The overall summary for 2023 was that threat actors continued being relentless and sophisticated in their cyberattacks. This report is just more proof that organizations must stay vigilant in their fight against cybercrime.

“The SonicWall 2023 Threat Reports reveals that the threat landscape continues to grow in complexity and depth as threat actors adopt new tactics and platforms,” stated SonicWall President/CEO, Bob VanKirk. “It has become clear that conventional network security is not enough. Security professionals need assistance to cope with the overwhelming volume of cyberattacks and protect from the endpoint to the cloud. Especially as the cloud becomes an indispensable reality for businesses, the role of MSPs is shifting from technical maintenance to raising the bar on their customers security posture.”

Here are some key highlights from the report:

  • Intrusion attempts rose 20% from previous year. We saw diversified attacks all around the globe.
  • Ransomware attacks rose 27% in the second half of 2023, compared to the first six months. Summer months is the prime season for attacks.
  • Cryptojacking spiked up 659% globally.
  • IoT exploits rose 15% and encrypted threats rose an astonishing 117%.
  • SonicWall reported 293,989 never-seen-before malware variants. This averages out to 805 a day. These variants were discovered by SonicWall’s patented Ral-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI) technology.
  • Global malware rose 11% last year, with Latin America and US seeing the biggest jumps.

To get the complete 2024 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, please visit: www.sonicwall.com/threatreport.

If you are not familiar with SonicWall, you should also spend some time browsing their website and learning about their solutions. SonicWall is one of 2W Tech’s most trusted partners. They are a leader in the cybersecurity space with over 30 years expertise. If you are interested in learning more about what SonicWall solutions 2W Tech users or to learn more about specific solutions, give our team a call today. Both or team of IT Consultants and ERP Consultants specialize in cybersecurity solutions and understand the security landscape and can work with your organization to ensure you have the best security solutions stack in place.

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