Research Report

India: An Emerging Cyber Powerhouse With a Booming Cybercriminal Underground

India is a burgeoning cyber powerhouse, as its younger generation becomes more tech-savvy and its government places an emphasis on cyber military operations. But with limited opportunities for skilled tech workers to break into the crowded job market and nearby adversaries like China executing devastating cyberattacks against Indian organizations, cybercrime and espionage are all the rage.

This report provides an extensive look at the current cyber threat landscape specific to India, as well as a glimpse into the future of this emerging global cyber power. Download your copy to learn about:

  • Increased geopolitical tensions between India and its neighbors spurring cyberattacks and cyber warfare.
  • India’s expansion of its cyber warfare capabilities, including state-sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups that target foreign adversaries.
  • A young, tech-savvy population with limited access to careers in the domestic tech sector being lured into cybercrime to provide for their families.
  • Indian threat actors using dark web forums and black markets to plot scams, fraud, and large-scale targeted phishing campaigns.