Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Ransomware

Threat Report: Ransomware Down, Targeted Attacks on the Rise

Fortinet's Derek Manky Analyzes 2023 Threat Landscape Shifts
Derek Manky, Chief Security Strategist and Global VP Threat Intelligence for Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs

Ransomware incidents are down, but the volume and impact of targeted attacks are on the rise. These are among the findings of the new Global Threat Landscape Report from Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs. Fortinet's Derek Manky shares analysis of this report and insights on the cybersecurity trends that will influence how we approach 2024.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Manky discusses:

  • Highlights of the new Global Threat Landscape Report;
  • Five-year trends for the top exploits, malware and botnets;
  • How organizations can - and must - take a more proactive approach to patch management.

Manky is chief security strategist and global vice president of threat intelligence at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs. Derek formulates security strategy with more than 15 years of cyber security experience behind him. His ultimate goal to make a positive impact in the global war on cybercrime. He provides thought leadership to industry, and has presented research and strategy worldwide at premier security conferences. As a cybersecurity expert, his work includes meetings with leading political figures and key policy stakeholders, including law enforcement. He is actively involved with several global threat intelligence initiatives including NATO NICP, INTERPOL Expert Working Group, the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) working committee and FIRST – all in effort to shape the future of actionable threat intelligence and proactive security strategy.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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