Please try logging in with your registered email address and password. Our analysis found five factors that are influencing the cyberthreat landscape. Alongside finding new ways to infect businesses with ransomware, threat actors are finding new ways to influence victims to pay. This will navigate you to Accenture.com Sign In page. Cyber Threat Intelligence Business Development Lead, Business Development, Accenture Security, Global Intelligence Director & Strategy Lead, COVID-19: Emerge stronger with adaptive security, Lessons from leaders to master cybersecurity execution. 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report Executive Summary. CISOs who understand these challenges and can pivot their security approach can help their organizations to emerge stronger. Our 2020 Cyber Threatscape report reveals five factors that are influencing the cyberthreat landscape. The first name is required and cannot be empty, The last name is required and cannot be empty. Organizations can take steps to a more flexible and secure future if they: By putting such measures in place, organizations have an opportunity to outmaneuver uncertainty, emerge stronger from crises, and gain greater cyber resilience. There is already a separate, active Accenture Careers account with the same email address as your LinkedIn account email address. Powerful technologies and the Internet enable greater connectivity and expose critical systems that attackers are findings new ways to exploit. Download the 2020 Cyber Threat Intelligence Report by completing the form on the right. COVID-19 led to social engineering opportunities and pressured organizations struggling with business continuity, travel restrictions and remote working. You can then update your LinkedIn sign-in connection through the Edit Profile section. We recommend steps organizations can take for a more flexible and secure future. Do Not Sell My Personal Information (for CA). Rapidly accelerated digital transformations, opportunistic phishing campaigns, discontinuity of information security operations and financial constraints are creating the perfect storm in a COVID-19-disrupted world. Since our report in 2019, our cyber threat intelligence and incident response teams have gained first-hand visibility of the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) employed by some of the most sophisticated cyber adversaries. CISOs who understand the challenges can help their organizations emerge stronger. Proven solutions, global teams and technology-forward tools to enhance security in cloud, infrastructure, data, digital ID, compliance and platforms. Accenture cyber threat intelligence and incident response teams have been creating relevant, timely and actionable threat intelligence for more than 20 years. In-Depth Analysis of the Top Cyber Threat Trends Over the Past Year. Cyberthreat actors routinely chain together off-the-shelf tools with living-off-the-land techniques, complicating detection and attribution. It is evolving into a pillar of security and public safety functions across all industries and organizations of all sizes, worldwide. Yet many CTI practitioners – the analysts, researchers […] Digital transformation, phishing campaigns, discontinuity of information security operations and financial constraints add to a disrupted world. The unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis that has gripped our world during 2020 has opened the door to innovative cybercrime. We unravel the changes in cybersecurity threats in the last 12 months and discover five factors that are influencing the cyberthreat landscape. Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) isn’t the exclusive domain of specialized organizations anymore. There has been a 60% increase in the average ransom payment (US$178,254) from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2020. Since our report in 2019, our cyber threat intelligence and incident response teams have gained first-hand visibility of the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) employed by some of the most sophisticated cyber adversaries. Helping clients achieve a resilient cyber defense posture to continue operating their businesses regardless of the cyber threats they face. This report has been jointly produced by the ACSC, the ACIC and the AFP, and is the first unclassified annual threat report since the ACSC became part of the ASD in July 2018. Sophisticated threat actors have been observed targeting platforms such as Microsoft Exchange and OWA, to conduct malicious activities. In the past year, security strategies and practices have been tested like no other. In this latest report, Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence, backed by teams from recent acquisitions Context and Deja vu Security, aims to help clients, partners and community members by offering information so that they can stay ahead of threats relevant to their businesses, industries and geographies.