The first quarter of 2022 proved to be highly significant for cyber security. Kroll observed a 54% increase in phishing attacks being used for initial access compared to Q4 2021. While the proportion of ransomware incidents decreased by 20%, cybercriminals capitalized on a unique twist on business email compromise and other methods to extort victims, which included the large-scale data theft by groups such as Lapsus$.
Watch cyber threat intelligence leaders from Kroll present key insights and trends revealed in our Q1 2022 Threat Landscape Report.
This webcast covers:
- The shift in risk parameters in recent months
- Which ransomware groups are the most active this year and the tactics being used?
- A new approach to business email compromise, which has led to significant extortion demands
- Key email security best practices
You can also read the Q1 2022 Threat Landscape Report.