Sunday, July 12, 2020

Money still makes the cyber-crime world go round – Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report is live

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Money still makes the cyber-crime world go round – Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report is live

 

Hacking, phishing and attacks on cloud-based data put strong focus on security for remote-working

 

●86 percent of data breaches for financial gain – up from 71 percent in 2019
●Cloud-based data under attack – web application attacks double to 43 percent
●67 percent of breaches caused by credential theft, errors and social attacks
●Clearly identified cyber-breach pathways enable a “Defender Advantage” in the fight against cyber-crime
●On-going patching successful – fewer than 1 in 20 breaches exploit vulnerabilities
●Report analyzes 32,002 security incidents and 3,950 confirmed breaches from 81 global contributors from 81 countries

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