The rising costs of cybercrime are driven by an increase in online devices, more cyberattacks and the growing sophistication of cybercriminals and their toolkits
The interconnected world brings business efficiency gains but also opens up attack vectors for cyber criminals
Wide spectrum of cyber-actors supported by Cybercrime as a Service toolkits
Hackers and Hacktivists
Zero Day Vulnerability Traders
Cyber threats are growing in frequency and complexity
Denial of Service Attacks
Phishing and Whaling Campaigns
Advanced Persistent Threats
Ransomware as a Service
The Impacts of Cybercrime on Organisations
Organisational Leadership – Six Key Questions
Q1: What data is important?
Q2: What are the potential costs of a loss of data?
Q3: Is the organisation aware of the risks?
Q4: Is there a plan to deal with a cyber incident?
Q5: Do we have the right resources?
Q6: Do we have the right reporting metrics?
List of charts/tables
Figure 1. Cybercriminal control of a Botnet
Figure 2. Buying process for a Zero Day vulnerability with an intermediary
Figure 3. ATO focused Phishing Attack
Figure 4. WannaCry Ransomware Attack Screenshot
Figure 5. Average number of days to resolve a cyberattack by type
Figure 6. Functions Most Likely to be Affected by a Public Breach
Figure 7. Drivers of the Rising Cost of Cyber Activity in Australia
Figure 8. Average annualised cost by industry sector – across all six countries