50 high-impact vulnerabilities, 33 net-new widespread threats, and one volatile year.
2021 was a doozy. The year started with the remnants of the Solarwinds supply chain breach and culminated with the unprecedented Log4Shell cybersecurity incident. In between, there were many high-priority security threats that made 2021 a difficult year for vulnerability risk management teams around the globe.
In our annual vulnerability intelligence report, Rapid7 researchers look at 50 vulnerabilities and high-impact attacks that shaped the vulnerability landscape in 2021. Our team also analyzes ongoing exploitation trends to help organizations take an informed approach to threat prioritization.