Verizon has just released its latest in a series, the 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report , which is a review of security incidents in the year 2013. Contributing to the report were 50 global organizations and 95 different countries were represented.
As a result of a potential widespread data breach in March, Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley launched an investigation Tuesday into data broker company U.S. Info Search and credit reporting company Experian. Several criminals have reportedly been able to access a commercial database containing personal information, including social security numbers […]
Recent pan-industry data breach reports from Symantec and Verizon Business largely confirm what healthcare already knows about the root cause of its data breaches. But how can organizations step up to improve security? Read More
Despite the widely publicized Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, attacks upon credit cards involving compromised point-of-sale (PoS) devices at retail locations barely rose in 2013, says the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Meanwhile, attacks upon Web-based applications, such as website content-management systems and e-commerce platform […]
NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Investi […]
"The bad guys are winning," according to Verizon's 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) that says there's large increase in cyber crime. d the report's lead author Wade Baker says " But somehow that's not all bad news? According to the authors, this year more than 63,000 security incidents were analyzed, but the h […]
PHILADELPHIA -- Today, Beazley, the pioneer in breach response insurance, and Navigant , a leading provider of complex data management, data analysis and forensic investigative services, announced a joint ...
Verizon today issued its annual data-breach investigations report, a study of what happened in 1,367 known cases across dozens of industries in 95 countries last year, and the most common form of attack was breaking in through Web applications.