The DBIR was created to provide a place for security practitioners to look for data-driven, real-world views on what commonly befalls companies with regard to cybercrime.
The European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in full effect, but many organizations still don’t have the processes in place to be compliant.
Looking to 2019
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This is also true in the world of security. In 2018, we tracked a key growing threat trend - that when just one device in a home or small business (usually the router) is compromised, then the rest of the devices on the network become easy to compromise. With connected devices - known as the Internet of Things - growing faster than any device category in history, it’s increasingly difficult to buy appliances and home goods that do not have some connection over to the internet.
Verizon 2019 DBIR Shows Financially Motivated Attacks Increasing While Criminals Switch to Easiest Targets