- By June 22nd, 2015Read More »
What will $216.42 buy you? A lot of cyber security feuding. Recently released reports by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM and Verizon, have two top cyber vendors at odds over the cost of a data breach. One says $217, the other starts at 58 cents. So who's right and why is it more than just a public relations feud?
- May 6th, 2014Read More »
Anyone who ever told you not to judge book by its cover never picked up a copy of Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).
The 2014 edition of the benchmark yearly volume covers 57 pages of text and 1,367 discrete breaches among 63,437 security incidents in 2013, yet the most important two numbers are lifted right from the cover: 92 and nine.
Of the more than 100,000 incidents investigated in the decade Verizon that has published the report, 92 percent fall within nine attack patterns.