Cyber Security Report

Cyber Security Report 2023: An In-depth Analysis of the Microsoft 365 Threat Landscape

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What to expect

2022 has been a grueling year for cyber security. Major attacks such as Emotet, QakBot, and Log4J have compounded the escalating threat landscape, and no platform is more exposed to these threats than Microsoft 365.

The Cyber Security Report 2023 analyzes the current threat landscape, focusing on emerging threats and M365 vulnerabilities, which organizations must be aware of to safeguard their operations. In addition, this report presents several key strategies for preventing attacks, mitigating risks, and building cyber security resilience in 2023.

Learn about:


  • The most critical and emerging cyber security threats
  • The current state of M365 security
  • What to look out for in 2023
  • How to prepare your environment
  • And more!

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A full breakdown of the vulnerabilities, attack vectors, file types, brand impersonations, and more is revealed

The Cyber Security Report 2023 is an essential read for CISOs, Microsoft 365 admins and anyone concerned with their organization’s cyber security. Keep one step ahead of the hackers and learn how to protect your organization in 2023 today!

About the data set

Every year, Hornetsecurity’s dedicated Security Lab analyzes the emails scanned by our next-generation security technology. In 2022 alone, more than 25 billion emails were processed. As email continues to be one of the primary methods threat actors use to launch attacks, this elevates us to a unique position to provide accurate insights into the state of cyber security.

This data, combined with a detailed knowledge of the wider threat landscape, forms the foundation of this report.

What is the Security Lab?

The Security Lab is a division of Hornetsecurity that conducts forensic analyses of the most current and critical security threats, specializing in email security. The multinational team of security specialists has extensive experience in security research, software engineering, and data science. 

An in-depth understanding of the threat landscape established through hands-on examination of real-world viruses, phishing attacks, malware, and more, is critical to developing effective countermeasures. The detailed insights uncovered by the Security Lab serve as the foundation for Hornetsecurity’s next-gen cyber security solutions.