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Increases in cyber attacks according to IT professionals in 2021, by type

Where do IT professionals see an increase in cyber attacks and attack attempts following the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Release date

July 2021



Survey time period


Number of respondents

450 respondents

Special properties

IT security professionals*

Supplementary notes

*450 IT security professionals surveyed, 50% in a senior leadership role (Director, VP or C-level executive)

The survey question according to the source: "If answered large or small increase in cyber attacks: Where do you see an increase in attacks and attack attempts?"

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