Threat Reports

Our research team comprises some of the best minds in information security. With a strong pulse on how geopolitical activity intersects cybersecurity, we provide key insights on global attack trends and bring those stories to life with threat reports.

Global Incident Response Threat Report: Manipulating Reality

A broadened attack surface, weaponization of new technologies, and the industrialization of e-crime continue to shape the modern threat.

The State of Incident Response 2021

To better understand the state of incident response today and identify areas for improvement, VMware Carbon Black, Kroll, and Red Canary partnered with Wakefield Research to survey 500 security and risk leaders at large organizations.

Modern Bank Heists: Cyberattacks & Lateral Movement in the Financial Sector

126 CISOs and security leaders reveal their thoughts on the evolving cybersecurity threats facing financial institutions in 2021.

Sunburst Threat Analysis

SolarWinds, an IT operations software vendor, was compromised and the software backdoored through a complex, intricate, and well-executed supply chain attack that was delivered to customers as early as March 2020.

Iron Rain: Understanding Nation-State Motives and APT Groups

Explore the tactics, techniques and procedures as well as predictions on the subsequent evolution of their operations in 2021 and beyond.

Global Incident Response Threat Report: The Cybersecurity Tipping Point

Election, COVID-19 create perfect storm for increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.

COVID-19 Continues to Create a Larger Surface Area for Cyberattacks

Incident response professionals note an increase in counter IR and island hopping.

Global Threat Report: Extended Enterprise Under Threat

Over 3,000 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs across 12 territories discuss the challenges and issues facing global businesses when it comes to escalating cyberattacks.

Modern Bank Heists 3.0

Twenty-five CISOs from leading financial institutions reveal their thoughts on the 2020 attack landscape.

2020 Cybersecurity Outlook Report

In this report, we use key data from cyberattacks seen over the last year to tell a clear story on how attackers are evolving and what defenders are doing to evolve their own behaviors.

Defender Power On the Rise

More than 2,000 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs across multiple territories discuss the challenges and issues facing global businesses when it comes to escalating cyberattacks.

Access Mining: How a Prominent Cryptomining Botnet is Paving the Way for a Lucrative and Illicit Revenue Model

The VMware Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit has uncovered a secondary component in a well-known cryptomining campaign.

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