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Companies increasingly reporting attacks attributed to foreign governments

January 15, 2020

More than one in four security managers attribute attacks against their organization to cyberwarfare or nation-state activity, according to Radware.

Nation-state intrusions soaring

In 2018, 19% of organizations believed they were attacked by a nation-state. That figure increased to 27% in 2019. Companies in North America were more likely to report nation-state attribution, at 36%.

“Nation-state intrusions are among the most difficult attacks to thwart because the agencies responsible often have significant resources, knowledge of potential zero-day exploits, and the patience to plan and execute operations,” says Anna Convery-Pelletier, Chief Marketing Officer at Radware.

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