Mimecast & Vanson Bourne Survey IT Leaders and Executives

June 10, 2018 Alison Raymond Walsh

Mimecast recently conducted global research with Vanson Bourne on the state of organizations' cybersecurity, what attacks they've seen increase, and their level of confidence in thwarting these evolving threats. 

94% state they have seen untargeted phishing attacks with malicious links in the past 12 months. 

92% have seen targeted spear-phishing attacks with malicious links in the past 12 months. 

87% have witnessed email-based impersonation attacks asking to initiate wire transfers. 

40% saw an increase in trusted third party impersonation attacks.

60% expect to suffer a negative business impact due to an email-borne attack in 2018.

This article was originally published here.

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