Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) - 2020
The 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)
provides valuable information on the threats facing organizations today. The DBIR is produced by Verizon with a collaboration of many security entities. The following is a summary of finding that relate to the human element of security.
Through the analysis from Verizon, and the report contributors, several threats emerge. Some of the results are outlined below.
67% of breaches can be attributed to human risk: credential threat, errors, and social attacks
86% of breaches were financially motivated
28% of breaches involved small businesses
27% of malware incidents involved Ransomware
22% of breaches invalid social attacks