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5 Years of Endpoint Risk

THE EVOLUTION OF THE CYBERSECURITY THREAT LANDSCAPE Organizations around the world are losing intellectual property and customer and employee data to cyber criminals at mind-boggling rates. How is this happening? 5 YEARS of ENDPOINT RISK Risk continues to evolve at the endpoint. In the fifth annual State of the Endpoint study by Ponemon Institute, IT and IT security practitioners are managing a changing threat landscape with stagnant resources. Here's where their greatest risks lie today. 71% found endpoint security threats have become more difficult to stop/mitigate over the last 2 years Where's the Greatest Risk? 75% see MOBILE DEVICES as the #1 threat #1 RISK to endpoint security 100 75 733% 50 25% INCREASE 2010 2011 2012 SPEAKING OF MOBILE DEVICES: 9% 48 73% 75% say mobile device usage will increase in the coming year #2 RISK 66% see third-party apps like Adobe as the #2 threat to say their mobile 68% device has been targeted by malware endpoint security 46% report they do not manage employee- owned mobile devices Advanced Persistent Threats (APTS) WIDESPREAD A GROWING CONCERN 65% 100 75 55% 50 25% report having been victim of a targeted attack / APT or they were unsure in the last 12 months INCREASE 2012 36% 2010 2009 14% 22 24 39% ATTACK #1 VECTOR SPEAR PHISHING EMAILS SENT TO EMPLOYEES. 40% report that negligent insider risks, such as those posed by employees who receive spear phishing emails, are one of their top five sources of risk. CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND SINCE 2009 CLOUD PROVIDERS LIKE DROPBOX are a big security concern for 44%. :( What Keeps IT Up at Night? :. TARGETED ATTACKS APTS WEB-BORNE MALWARE BOTNETS ROOTKITS MALWARE 49% 59% 67% 74% 80% SPEAKING OF MALWARE: 44% 41% SINCE 2010 118%2 114% 2010 have seen a major increase in malware attacks SINCE experience more than 50 attacks a month AND THOSE ATTACK$ ARE EXPENSIVE 50% said operating expenses are increasing 67% said malware attacks contribute to that expense SECURITY IS A GROWING PRIORITY yet INVESTMENT IS DISPROPORTIONATE 65% said endpoint security has become a more important priority in the last two years 29% 29% said that their budgets had increased in the last two years Ponemon O Lumension INSTITUTE IT Secured. Success Optimired Lumension Security, Inc, a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops security saftware solutions that help businesses Ponemon institute conducts independent research on privacy, data protection and infarmation security policy. They enable arganizations in both the private and public sectors to have a clearer understanding of protect vital information and manage critical risk acioss networks and the trends in practices, perceptions and potential threats that will affect endpoints. Lumiension delivers an award-winning solution portfolo that the collection, management and safeguarding of personal and includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data confidential information about individuals and organizations Protection, and Reporting and Compliance on the Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite.

5 Years of Endpoint Risk

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