Verizon Publishes Vastly Expanded Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Verizon expanded its 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report to include security incidents that didn't result in breaches and provided industry-by-industry analysis of various threat types.

Point-of-sale (PoS) attacks are declining, while Web application attacks and cyber-espionage is increasing, according to the latest edition of the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).

In previous years, the highly regarded report from Verizon focused on actual data breaches investigated by either Verizon's security team or by one of its global partners. This year, the team decided to expand the report definition to include security incidents that didn't result in breaches in order to "gain a better understanding of the cybersecurity landscape," Marc Spitler, a senior risk analyst with Verizon's RISK team, told SecurityWeek.

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