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Press Release -- June 9th, 2014
Source: Verizon

Top Five Tweeted Takeaways: Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report

Statistics That Matter from This Year’s DBIR Report

by Jason Small

Globally high-profile breaches continue to make headlines and are visibly increasing. If you need a Cliff Notes version of the DBIR, you may just want to start with the top five most frequently shared DBIR tweets.

  1. 94% of all data security incidents in 2013 can be traced to 9 attack patterns #DBIR
    • By @VZEnterprise
  2. Stolen Passwords Used in Most Data Breaches Verizon #DBIR
    • By @DarkReading
  3. 37% of all professional services security incidents are #DDoS attacks. Finds #DBIR #infosec
    • By @VZEnterprise
  4. The size of DDoS attacks have grown 115% since 2011 – #DBIR finds:
    • By @VZEnterprise
  5. Latest #DBIR finds 34% of all public sector security incidents are due to simple error.

    • By @VZEnterprise

To share these highlights, simply click on the link to view it on Twitter. You may also retweet the post from your Twitter account.

If you have a moment to dig a little deeper into the data behind the first statistic in our list, become one of the more than 25,000 viewers who have viewed our SlideShare: Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report Identifies Nine Attack Patterns

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