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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.
Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)
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
46% of organizations received malware via email
96% or social attacks arrive via email
86% of breaches were financially motivated
28% of breaches involved small businesses
27% of malware incidents involved Ransomware
22% of breaches invalid social attacks 

As the data shows, organizations should be diligent about helping improve employee security awareness.  Social tactics, including phishing, remain a significant threat. PhishingBox provides tools and resources to help organizations establish or improve employee security awareness.  Whether you want a to-it-yourself phishing simulation platform and security awareness training, or a fully-managed option though our managed services, we have you covered.
Posted by PhishingBox on 04/23/2020
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