A look at the statistics related to the cyberthreat landscape in 2020.

Based on the top statistics from 2020, the Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020 offers some predictions around the cybersecurity landscape in 2021.

The report highlights trends such as cyber-attacks on MSPs and remote workers at a peak, new types of sextortion scams, and the world’s top 10 most dangerous ransomware groups at play. These would be some of the likely realities in 2021.

Some key cyberthreat predictions of 2021 from the report are:

  • Attackers will switch to full automation – causing the number of malware samples to skyrocket
  • Attacks on MSPs, small business, cloud and remote workers will dominate the market
  • Data exfiltration will surpass data encryption for the first time in history