According to a recent report issued by Check Point Software, cyber attacks around the globe have increased by 42%. To illustrate how this feels for companies, imagine that furious rain storms, golf-ball hail storms or other unexpected weather events pelted your geographic locale 42% more frequently than they do at present. The implications would be that a more proactive approach is needed – whether that means new galoshes or fixing holes in the roof. Forward-thinking organizations should consider reinforcing cyber security prevention and defense measures to build capabilities that can withstand tempestuous cyber weather.

Check Point Software’s Mid-Year Security Report

New statistics on the latest industry trends can help organizations look towards the horizon, and focus on the most relevant cyber risk mitigation pursuits. Sustaining cyber security fundamentals is essential, but as technologies develop, political tensions shift, and other changes in circumstance occur, responding to trends enhances and fine-tunes security preparedness.

This year’s Mid-Year Security Report…

In this year’s Mid-Year Security Report, you are invited to:

  • Explore an integrated view of how cyber attacks cause disruption and their real-world implications for the remainder of 2022.
  • Get top predictions from bona-fide experts. What is to become of ransomware? How will hactivism evolve? Email security?
  • Glean insights into the world of smart contracts, blockchain and cryptocurrency.

And more.

The ‘Cyber Attack Trends: 2022 Mid-Year Report’ gives a detailed overview of the cyber threat landscape. These findings are based on data drawn from Check Point Software’s ThreatCloud Intelligence between January and June 2022 and draw attention to the tactics that cyber criminals are weaponizing to disrupt businesses.

Further report highlights

Check Point Software’s Mid-Year Security Report also provides detailed maps, graphs and other not-to-miss visuals that show high-profile global vulnerabilities, attacks by region, past month-by-month threat developments and that foreshadow how Log4shell will continue to quietly enable attackers to gain footholds in cyber ecosystems.

As your organization moves into the second half of 2022, know how to interpret the past so that it effectively informs your future decision-making, empowering you to uphold strong and steadfast cyber security infrastructure. Download the report here.

About Check Point Research 

Check Point Research provides leading cyber threat intelligence to Check Point Software customers and the greater intelligence community. The research team collects and analyzes global cyber-attack data stored on ThreatCloud to keep hackers at bay, while ensuring all Check Point products are updated with the latest protections. The research team consists of over 100 analysts and researchers cooperating with other security vendors, law enforcement and various CERTs.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers multilevel security architecture, “Infinity” Total Protection with Gen V advanced threat prevention, which defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information. Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

Lastly, to receive more timely cyber security news, top-tier reports and cutting-edge analyses, please sign up for the cybertalk.org newsletter.