The Government Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year’s global threat activity. The report is based on data from Symantec’sTM Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the threat landscape.
Symantec has the most comprehensive source of threat data in the world through the Global Intelligence Network which contains 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. This network monitors threat activity in more than 157 countries through a combination of enterprise and consumer products and services as well as outside data. Security analysts use big data aggregation and correlation to determine threat activity, deliver comprehensive security protection, and recommend countermeasures.