Two-thirds of large UK firms were targeted by cybercriminals in 2016.
The numbers of attacks continue to rise as more hackers turn to automated tools to discover and exploit the gaps left behind after standard patches and updates. Zero day attacks are no longer the rare exception but fast becoming the norm. Wired has an interesting piece this month on the skills that businesses are turning to as they see significant losses due to ransomware, data theft, and compromised systems.
Razormind's EPC (Enemy Pursuit Centre) has seen 34 new businesses join in the last month alone - seeking protection and active monitoring of their estates at an unprecedented scale.