If you are in any way associated with or responsible for the IT and/or cybersecurity of your organization, then you need to read this report. Verizon’s annual report provides a wealth of both valuable and actionable information in terms of what is happening in the world of IT security incidents and breaches and where our efforts as IT security professionals should be focused. Please read the report and these related recaps.
Also, a couple of tidbits of interest from the report summary:
#1 Threat Action associated with a breach – Phishing
71% of all breaches were financially motivated
69% of all threats are still external