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“Hacktivism” 2012: Verizon’s Take on Data Breaches and How They Can Be Avoided

Posted on March 27th, 2012 | Author: admin

In an attempt to improve the planning and security efforts of its clients, Verizon released days ago its annual Data Breach Investigation’s Report 2012. Conducted by the Verizon RISK Team in cooperation with the Australian Federal Police, Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit, Irish Reporting and Information Security Service, Police Central e-Crime Unit, and the United States Secret Service, the report carefully breaks down and analyzes global data breach statistics from 2011 in an attempt to recommend effective solutions designed to successfully prevent future breaches in 2012. The statistics cited in the report help illustrate how easy it can be for businesses to thwart possible data breaches, and identify which organizations are most vulnerable.

For suggestions on how to avoid data breaches, read the rest of this post at eLL blog.