Cyber Espionage Targeting Public Sector Rose 168% In 2018

NextGov: International spies are hammering government networks harder than ever, according to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report released Wednesday.

The 2019 report shows a 168 percent increase year-over-year in the number of government network breaches linked directly to state-sponsored actors. The growth solidifies cyber espionage atop the list of threats to the public sector for the second year in a row.

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