2019 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index Report

In 2018, many organizations across all industries faced unmanageable levels of cyberthreats brought on by the changing threat landscape, the risk of exposure, and an ever-growing attack surface. The optimum strategy to respond to this combination of factors is to make security an integral part of culture and overall structure. To help organizations better prepare for this landscape, IBM® Security has developed the X-Force® Threat Intelligence Index 2019 report to provide insight on cybersecurity issues, including what the most common types of attacks are and where they come from.

The IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2019 examined numerous cyber threats that shaped the threat landscape in 2018 and will continue to have an impact in 2019. According to the report, cybercriminals are moving away from malware-based attacks and instead abusing operating system tools to achieve their goals.

Download the full IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2019 to discover how to keep pace with the changing threat landscape and:

  • Analyze top targeted industries and changes year over year
  • Explore how cyber criminals are using operating system tools to get control
  • Uncover why cyber criminals are changing their techniques to gain illegal profits
  • Determine what steps you can take to protect your organization against these threats

IBM Security analyzes data and insight derived from monitored security clients, incident response services and penetration testing engagements. X-Force also runs spam traps around the world and monitors tens of millions of spam and phishing attacks daily. It analyzes billions of web pages and images to detect fraudulent activity and brand abuse.

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