Attacker Behavior Industry Report 2018 black hat edition
KEY REPORT TAKEaWAYS
The report examines a wide range of cyberattack detections and trends from a sample of more than 250 Vectra customers with over 4 million devices per month and workloads from nine different industries.
Across all industries, there was an average of 2,354 attacker behavior detections per 10,000 devices. This is a sharp increase in attacker behaviors in 2018 from 2017.
Energy and manufacturing displayed a large amount of detections due to high levels of lateral movement activity in both industries.
C&C activity in higher education continues to persist three-times above the industry average of 725 per 10,000 devices and exceeds every industry with 2,143 detections per 10,000 devices.
Botnet activity occurs most often in higher education, with 183 detections per 10,000 devices, which is three-times the industry average of 53 detections per 10,000 devices.
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