Frequency of cyber threats according to IT practitioners worldwide 2017, by type

Frequency of cyber threats over the next three years according to senior information technology practitioners worldwide as of 2017, by threat type

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Release date

February 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,100 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Senior information technology practitioners

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked to rate how specific cyber threats will increase in frequency from a scale of 1 = low frequency to 5 = high frequency.
The figure presents the cyber threats that are expected to increase significantly in the next three years.
Figures were rounded.

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