Industry Experts On Verizon DBiR 2020

Experts Comments (18)
Verizon has today published its yearly report on business data breach investigations. Key stats included:
  • 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