CSCC Annual Report 2023


Addressing Tomorrow’s Threats Today

About CSCC:  Chartered in 2005, the Communications Sector Coordinating Council (CSCC) coordinates industry engagement with the U.S. government on cyber and infrastructure security, resilience, and risk reduction.

Highlights From The Report

  • Cyberattacks more than doubled against technology and telecommunications industries because of greater reliance on digital environments and remote working.
  • Organizations in the Americas experienced DoS/DDoS and network manipulation attacks at a rate twice the global average.
  • More than $2 billion in ransomware was paid between 2019 and mid-2022, including more than $1 billion in 2021 alone.
  • In 2022 (as of mid-October), the U.S. saw 15 weather/ climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each. These events included a drought, a flood, 10 severe storms, two tropical cyclones, and one wildfire.