Episode 41: SonicWall’s 2021 Cyber Threat Report
SonicWall’s 2021 Cyber Threat Report is here. And we mark the occasion by taking a spin through the highlights of this document to get an expansive look at the cyber threat landscape. Brook Chelmo with SonicWall discusses why the report calls 2020 cybercriminals’ perfect storm, as abrupt shifts to remote work and other pandemic-related factors opened many new avenues for hackers to exploit. We talk about the continued rise in ransomware, the unwelcome return of cryptojacking, ongoing IoT security concerns, and much more.
Follow along while you listen by getting your own copy. Find the SonicWall 2021 Cyber Threat Report.
In headlines, we discuss a Microsoft Exchange breach that some are calling one of the largest hacks ever. And then, we hear about indictments related to a crime chat service. And finally, they’ve come for the beer! Is there no line?
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