CSCI501 Forum 3 (Module 6) Options Menu: Discussion Board Forum Instructions
Each year, Symantec publishes an annual Internet Security Threat Report. Write a report that discusses overall trends and statistics for various attacks and threats. Download the most recent report by following the instructions in this week’s Reading & Study. Read it over and select the topic from the report that you think is the most important takeaway—the topic that, if you were a CIO, would result in the biggest item on your to-do list for the upcoming year. Explain why you think that topic is the most important and back it up with data and quotes from the report.
You are required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 800 words. All assertions in your thread and replies must be supported by Reading & Study materials, good examples, thoughtful analysis, and at least 2 scholarly resources. There must also be an appropriate incorporation of Judeo-Christian worldview/analysis and biblical principles. All sources must be cited in current APA format.
The Symantec (Broadcom) 2020 Threat Report
Posted on: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:19:29 PM EST
The following insight was share by a fellow classmate.
The Post 3 instructions indicate to use the textbook link for the discussion. According to Kim & Solomon (2018). You can find the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report at (p 358). The report is outdated. Can I use the Executive Summary for 2019, which is the latest Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR ) that is available? Broadcom purchased Symantec in 2019. The link for the ISTR for 2019 is
Is there an updated link for the post?
Yes: Broadcom 2020 threat reports are found here:[pages][Content_Type][type]=and&filters[pages][Content_Type][values][]=Documents&page=1&per_page=10&q=2020%20Threat%20report
Note: Cyber threats advance and change at a rapid pace. Since the pandemic we are seeing new ways attackers are impacting work from home and the effects of enterprise shutdowns (globally).