Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report uncovers massive rise in threats across expanding attack surfaces
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Skybox Security, a global leader in security posture management, today announced the release of its 2021 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. Skybox Research Lab uncovered a massive increase in cyber threats globally year-over-year fueled by both the pandemic and expanding attack surfaces.
Skybox Research Lab key findings
"Security leaders face significant challenges, yet they are not impossible to overcome. Now is the moment when cybersecurity can come of age," said Gidi Cohen, CEO and founder, Skybox Security. "Together, we can zero in on what matters to outsmart attackers and overcome security's most enduring challenges. Strong security posture management is a competitive advantage that can position companies for return to growth in a post-pandemic economy."
Fortifying security posture
This research underscores that traditional security strategies are no longer good enough. Prevention efforts must mature by creating a dynamic network model to visualize and assess security controls and network segmentation effectiveness. Security teams can then understand cyber exposure, prioritize vulnerabilities and determine the optimal remediation strategy.
"I've been saying scanners aren't enough for years. Having that comprehensive model gives you the context that you need to stop attackers from being successful," said Richard Stiennon, security analyst, IT Harvest. "Processes are then automated, so security practitioners immediately know what's going to happen. That's invaluable."
Building on nearly 20 years of technical innovation, Skybox is the only platform that provides a multi-dimensional network model with the ability to collect, visualize, analyze and remediate vulnerabilities. With the Skybox Security Posture Management Platform, enterprises can now see every inch of the attack surface to illuminate a new path forward.
To read the report, visit https://www.skyboxsecurity.com/trends-report/
About Skybox Research Lab
Skybox Security analysts scour data from dozens of security sources and investigate the dark web. Researchers determine which vulnerabilities are exploited in the wild and used in distributed crimeware such as ransomware, malware, exploit kits and more. Skybox Research Lab analysis feeds directly into its Vulnerability Control solution, which prioritizes remediation of exposed and actively exploited vulnerabilities.
About Skybox Security
Over 500 of the largest and most security-conscious enterprises in the world rely on Skybox for the insights and assurance required to stay ahead of dynamically changing attack surfaces. Our Security Posture Management Platform delivers complete visibility, analytics and automation to quickly map, prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities across your organization. The vendor-agnostic solution intelligently optimizes security policies, actions and change processes across all corporate networks and cloud environments. With Skybox, security teams can now focus on the most strategic business initiatives while ensuring enterprises remain protected.
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