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How attackers are breaking into organizations
Threat actors are constantly on the lookout for new or more susceptible pathways to break in and gain access to an organization’s data or network.
While most points of intrusion are well known by cybersecurity professionals, they remain naggingly persistent. Phishing attacks, business email compromise, known software vulnerabilities and stolen or compromised credentials remain the most widespread initial vectors by which attackers gain access, according to research from IBM Security, Palo Alto Networks and VMware.