Resource | Jun 11, 2019

Q1 2019 Quarterly Threat Report

The Q1 2019 Quarterly Threat Report provides a snapshot of threat events and trends investigated by the eSentire Security Operations Center (SOC) in January, February and March of 2019.

Download the report to learn what attacks are targeting mid-sized organizations and what strategies you can implement to protect your business.

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Key Findings

  • 8% of externally-facing IT assets are susceptible of being exploited by a high or critical severity vulnerability
  • Over 60% of all malware enters businesses via email attachments
  • It took almost 40 hours for the majority of antivirus engines to be able to detect a new variant of Emotet malware
  • The five most targeted industries are biotechnology, accounting, education, technology, and nonprofits
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