Attacks on manufacturing industry continue to rise


The frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks continues to rise globally according to research data in the Q2 Threat Intelligence Report released by NTT Security.

Four findings are of extreme interest and concern:

  • Cyber attacks were up 24% globally during Q2 2017.
  • Manufacturers continue to be a key target for cybercriminals.
  • 67% of malware attacks were delivered by phishing emails.
  • The speed of attacks continues to increase exponentially once proof of concept code is released.