Top 5 Industries At Greatest Risk Of Web-Based Malware

Industries most as risk for Web-delivered malware are the ones with critical bearing on infrastructure and intellectual property rights, according to ScanSafe's "The Vertical Risk" report

November 15, 2008

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LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - November 11, 2008 - ScanSafe, the pioneer and leading provider of SaaS Web Security, today releases its report 'The Vertical Risk' which reveals the top 5 industries at risk of Web-delivered malware as well as an analysis of the types and severity of the malware encountered.

ScanSafe analyzed Web malware blocks specific to 21 industry verticals throughout the first three quarters of 2008. The analysis was undertaken to determine whether certain industry verticals encounter more Web-delivered malware than others.

According to the latest ScanSafe research, the top 5 industries most at risk of Web-delivered malware are:

1. Energy & Oil - 156% heightened risk compared to other verticals

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