Presentation Transcript: Threat Update: Top Trends to Focus on for 2012
As mobile computing spreads, there are increased requirements to protect mobile users and information from external threats and accidental leaks. Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity.
This year's ISTR gives you greater visibility and analysis into what changed in 2011. There were some significant changes to the threat landscape that you need to know about. The volume and sophistication of threat activity increased substantially, with Symantec blocking more than 5.5 billion attacks in 2011.
Key trends that impact all customers include:
- As malicious attacks increased by 81% - keeping ahead of this tidal wave is critical.
- Advanced targeted attacks have expanded to companies of all sizes.
- Mobile threats are exposing businesses and consumers.
- The number of data breaches continues to rise.
Access this presentation transcript as Kevin Haley, one of Symantec's security experts from the Security Technology and Response organization, discusses the latest security research and the top trends for 2012. Find out how the security landscape will affect your organization.