White Paper

SANS 2019 Top New Attacks and Threat Report

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Basic Security Hygiene Practices are Key to Avoiding the Majority of Commodity Attacks

There is no shortage of media coverage of cybersecurity breaches and outages, and there are many places to find statistics about how many attacks were launched in cyberspace. What is harder to find is expert advice on areas that are worth focusing your resource and efforts on in an effort to protect your organization.

This SANS whitepaper analyzes a baseline of breach and malware data from the past year and goes further to summarize expert opinions from SANS instructors on the emerging threats to look out for in 2019 and beyond. SANS experts cover the areas they believe will have the highest impact for the future, in addition to mitigation advice for each.

Areas include:

  • DNS Related Attacks
  • Domain Fronting
  • Targeted Cloud-Based Personal Attacks
  • Management Infrastructure/Embedded Hardware Attacks


Get the full report and focus your efforts when protecting your organization.