Research shows ransomware and social engineering threats are on the rise

Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs recently released a new report which shows that ransomware attacks are evolving and, on the rise — 10.7-fold increase in activity year-to-year.

Derek Manky, chief of security insights and global threat alliances at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, joins CyberScoop in an exclusive interview to discuss how threat actors are evolving their techniques and which techniques, according to the findings, cyberthreat actors investing more resources in. 

The good news, Manky says, is that the findings show that public-private partnerships are getting better at coordinating activities to take down threats through information sharing initiatives. He also highlights what organizations are doing to mitigate some of the attack trends as they evolve.

Watch the full interview with Manky and read more from FortiGuard Labs on the latest cybersecurity threats and trends.

This video interview was produced by CyberScoop and underwritten by Fortinet

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