Research Report

The Cyber Threat Landscape of the Telecommunications Industry

The telecommunications industry faces an onslaught of emerging and innovative cyberattacks as consumers and businesses around the world embrace digital transformation. Telecommunications companies safeguard highly valuable troves of sensitive customer data and two-factor authentication (TFA) systems used by global banks. As cybercriminals ramp up their efforts to target this industry, security teams face increased pressure to proactively identify cyber threats and thwart them before they evolve into attacks.

Download this report to learn about:

  • Personally identifiable information (PII) of customers and employees sold in bulk quantities on the dark web
  • How threat actors use SIM swapping attacks to circumvent TFA protocols and carry out attacks against financial institutions
  • State-sponsored threat actors infiltrating telecom providers in search of signals intelligence (SIGINT) for cyber-espionage targets
  • What overtaxed security teams can do to defend their networks and shut down cyberattacks at the source