Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report

The year 2013 may be tagged as the “year of the retailer breach,” but a more comprehensive assessment of the InfoSec risk environment shows it was a year of transition from geopolitical attacks to large-scale attacks on payment card systems.

No Organization Is Immune From a Data Breach
Verizon security researchers, using advanced analytical techniques, have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry . 

This finding, the highlight of Verizon’s“2014 Data Breach Investigations Report,” offers an approach to fighting cyber threats.

Report highlights

  • Cyber-espionage is up again in the 2014 report, representing a more than three-fold increase compared with the 2013 report, with 511 incidents partially due to a bigger dataset.
  • The report points out that DDoS attacks have grown stronger year-over-year for the past three years. More in the report.

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