Social Engineering Slams The C-Suite: Verizon DBIR
Dark Reading, May 8th, 2019
May 8, 2019,
Volume 254, Issue 2

"Senior executives are prime targets for social-engineering attacks as cybercriminals continue to seek greater financial gain, according to Verizon's "2019 Data Breach Investigations Report" (DBIR).

The 12th edition of the DBIR includes data from 73 contributors - the most since its inception. Verizon's 78-page analysis was built on a total of 41,686 security incidents from 86 countries; of these incidents, 2,013 were confirmed breaches. Researchers found some trends remained consistent from past years, while others indicate shifts in cybercriminal tactics, goals, and priorities..."

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