Verizon DBIR

Regardless of the market or industry, the majority of attacks are financially motivated. Even in data-rich environments such as health care, attackers are still after profits and exploit the same weaknesses and transaction processing systems that are vulnerable in other industries such as hotels and accommodations, food services and financial services. Verizon’s latest Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) broke out data breach characteristics by those industries, and came to a stunningly simple conclusion: Attackers will seek out the easiest way in, take what they need and get out quickly.

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