State of the Phish 2021

There’s no question that organisations (and individuals) faced many challenges in 2020, both new and familiar. Information security teams felt the strain, too. On top of “ordinary” cybersecurity issues, professionals in these roles dealt with an explosion of pandemicthemed phishing scams and a continued surge in ransomware attacks—all while attempting to transition many users to work-from-home environments, effectively overnight. Proofpoints' seventh annual State of the Phish report explores these topics and more. We analyse survey data, simulated phishing exercises and real-world attacks to provide insights into phishing and other cyber threats—and what you can do about...

There’s no question that organisations (and individuals) faced many challenges in 2020, both new and familiar. Information security teams felt the strain, too.

On top of “ordinary” cybersecurity issues, professionals in these roles dealt with an explosion of pandemicthemed phishing scams and a continued surge in ransomware attacks—all while attempting to transition many users to work-from-home environments, effectively overnight.

Proofpoints' seventh annual State of the Phish report explores these topics and more. We analyse survey data, simulated phishing exercises and real-world attacks to provide insights into phishing and other cyber threats—and what you can do about them.

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