Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Verizon Data Breach report, 2009

Verizon released a new report on data breach:
  • More than 285 million records were compromised
  • 91% of all compromised records were attributed to organized criminal groups
  • 99.6% of records were compromised from servers and applications
  • 74% resulted from external sources
  • 69% were discovered by a 3rd party
  • 67% were aided by significant errors
  • 32% implicated business partners

http://www.verizonbusiness.com/resources/security/reports/2009_databreach_rp.pdf

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