San Jose, California, August 3, 2012
Zscaler, The Cloud Security Company, today released the Q2 2012 State of the Web report, which provides IT professionals with valuable insights from Zscaler ThreatLabZ into how users access the web, what they do once there, and the security threats they face. The report is also being released with an easy-to-read infographic summarizing results in key areas. The full version of the report as well as the infographic is available for download from the Zscaler web site.
As seen in this quarter’s report:
Facebook broke its 5 quarter downward trend for enterprise traffic in Q2, increasing from 41% of web app use in Q1 to 42.25% in Q2 despite rocky IPO and subsequent PR challenges in May. Twitter, however, continued to show a steady rise in enterprise use, with transaction growth increasing from 7.44% per month in April to 7.56% in June.
Several prominent websites were compromised in Q2 with hosting injections to malicious content, including Cleartrip, Computerworld Mexico, and the French Budget Minister’s website.
While overall web use from mobile devices was up, with apple iOS leading the pack rising from 52.67% of total mobile device use in April to 55.36% in June, Blackberry use declined precipitously from 11.82% in April to 7.75% in June.
The research arm of Zscaler launched several free releases in Q2, including:
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Whitney Glockner Black
Director of Communications