home_banner `

Content Icon

Third-Party Risk: Operational Shortcomings a Leading Indicator

March 1, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Threats & Incidents

The most common indicator of third-party IT risk is an overall decline in quality, IT glitches and operational failures, and high turnover of the third party’s key personnel.


Already a client?

Log In to Continue

Not a client?

Request More Information

Related Research

Ransomware: How It Works

Ransomware attacks typically begin with an attacker sending a spam email with an archived attachment. Once the victim downloads the attachment, files on the victim’s computer become encrypted and the victim must choose whether to pay the ransom to (hopefully) recover their files.

IoT Attacks: 24% Originate from China

About one quarter of all IoT attacks (24%) originated from China in 2018, followed by the U.S. at 10% and Brazil at 9.8%. Just 5.7% of IoT attacks originated in Russia.

Targeted Attacks: U.S. the Most Frequent Victim

The United States was the most targeted country by attack groups from 2016-2018, with 255 successful attacks. India was second with 128 attacks recorded and Japan had 69 attacks.