In 2017, organizations across the globe were hit by major cyberattacks. With attacks like WannaCry, Petya, and the Vault 7 leaks making headlines, people grew far more aware of the potential dangers online.
Unfortunately, these attacks were extremely damaging. For example, WannaCry took down the UK’s National Health Service for several hours, leading to thousands of cancelled appointments. To make matters worse, much of the damage from these attacks could have been prevented had more organizations applied critical security patches.
With this increased awareness in mind, we wondered how the industry has responded. Has this increased awareness of cyberthreats led to an improvement in preparedness? How much do businesses truly know about these attacks? And what opportunities are there for MSPs to expand their services?
To answer these questions, we partnered with Ponemon Institute for a survey of over 200 IT leaders across the US and the UK. We asked a broad range of questions about the WannaCry, Petya, and Vault 7 exploits to learn more about respondents’ levels of awareness and their ability to prevent these attacks. The results have been published in our report, The 2017 Cyberattack Storm Aftermath.
Some of the highlights we found were:
Get the full report today to dig into the details. In addition to answers to these questions, the report also contains specific advice on how MSPs can provide better security to their clients.
With threats like WannaCry, Petya, and Vault 7, organizations need the help of their MSPs more than ever. Download the report today to learn more.
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