Network Security in the Financial Sector


The Covid-19 pandemic posed dramatic and unprecedented challenges to businesses the world over, but how did it affect financial sector networks? This report examines the overall impact of the pandemic on network security and the implications it has for future network strategies. From the perspective of business leaders in four of the world’s largest markets, it uncovers what keeps banking and financial services leaders awake at night and where they are spending their security budgets. It also looks at the growing DDoS threat and the extent to which ransom or extortion attacks are affecting the industry. Highlights include:

  • The financial sector threat landscape
  • The intensity of recent attacks
  • The extent to which DDoS attacks affect business continuity