Cloud App Adoption: The average user in the telecom industry interacts with 24 different cloud apps per month, which is on par with other industries. The Microsoft apps OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook.com are all more popular in telecom, while the Google apps Drive and Gmail are all less popular.
Cloud App Abuse: The telecom industry ties the financial services industry for having the highest percentage of cloud malware downloads. The top 10 apps with malware downloads are the cloud storage apps Microsoft OneDrive, Azure Blob Storage, Google Drive, and MediaFire.
Malware & Ransomware: Trojans dominated malware downloads from the cloud and web, led by FormBook, Razy, and Valyria. Other top malware families targeting telecom organizations included the Ako ransomware, the PonyStealer infostealer, and the Zusy backdoor.