Trends and Threats: Rapid7's 2024 Cybersecurity Findings

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The 2024 Attack Intelligence Report thoroughly analyses the latest trends, tactics, and techniques used by cyber adversaries. This year's report highlights a significant increase in sophisticated attacks, including advanced persistent threats (APTs) and highly targeted ransomware campaigns. By leveraging the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the report offers valuable insights into the evolving threat landscape, helping organisations understand the strategies and methods employed by malicious actors.

Understanding the findings of the 2024 Attack Intelligence Report is not just crucial; it's empowering for businesses aiming to bolster their cybersecurity defences. The detailed breakdown of adversary behaviours equips security teams to proactively identify vulnerabilities, implement effective countermeasures, and develop robust incident response strategies. By staying informed about the latest attack patterns and techniques, organizations can better protect their assets, data, and reputation in an increasingly complex cyber threat environment.

In this episode of the EM360 Podcast, Jeremy Strozer, Geopolitical Strategist and Cyber Intelligence Analyst, speaks to Caitlin Condon, Director of Vulnerability Intelligence at Rapid7, to discuss: 

  • 2024 Attack Intelligence Report
  • zero-day exploits
  • mass compromise events
  • network edge devices
  • multi-factor authentication


00:00 - Introduction and Background of the Report

01:39 - Key Findings: Prevalence of Zero-Day Exploits

06:15 - The Evolving Nature of Ransomware

08:31 - Importance of Multi-Factor Authentication

09:01 - Addressing Common Vulnerabilities for Better Security Practices

11:21 - Tackling the Security and Human Root Causes of Cyber Threats

13:13 - Conclusion and Call to Action

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