FortiGuard Labs: A 10-Fold Increase in RansomwareDerek Manky Details Global Threat Report from First Half of 2021
In the first half of 2021, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs detected a 10-fold increase in weekly ransomware activity as compared to 2020. This is just one of the trends detailed in the Global Threat Report for the first half of 2021. Derek Manky of FortiGuard Labs analyzes the trends and takeaways.
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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Manky, Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, discusses:
- Key takeaways from the global threat report;
- How threat actors are changing their techniques;
- Positive takeaways from the first-half report.
Manky, chief of security insights and global threat alliances at Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, brings more than 15 years of experience to a strategic and visionary cybersecurity role. He consults with CSOs and CISOs of Fortune 500 companies worldwide across multiple industries. He is actively involved with several global threat intelligence initiatives, including NATO NICP, INTERPOL Expert Working Group, the Cyber Threat Alliance and the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams.