In 2020, the global pandemic caused a global shift to remote and hybrid work, forcing organizations to pivot the way they operate practically overnight — with little to no preparation. And where most organizations saw crisis, cybercriminals saw opportunity. Download this report to see the drastic impact COVID had on the cyber threat landscape, as illuminated by 1,225 global IT decision makers and underscored by Mimecast Threat Center research. Use this report as a guide to help deliver continuous improvements to your cyber resilience strategy in a COVID world.
More than 6 out of 10 companies suffered a ransomware attack last year. On average, organizations experienced 6 days of downtime as a result – double the amount of time as the year before.
Cybercriminals took advantage of the rise in digital activity with new social engineering attacks, detected by the Mimecast Threat Centre.
Even still email security at more than 40% of businesses falls short in one or more critical areas at 13% of businesses don’t have an email security system at all.
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