2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report: Summary and key findings for security professionals

2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report: Summary and key findings for security professionals

Posted October 21, 2020

2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report: Summary and key findings for security professionals

  • As previous editions have proven, the Verizon Data Breach Report is packed with useful information about the state of affairs of information security. The 2020 edition is no exception.
  • For organizations, including corporate enterprises, the most commonly reported cost of a breach was $32,200; this is an increase from $29,300.
  • In North America, hacking using stolen credentials was the top attack seen, along with social engineering attacks that encourage the use of said stolen credentials coming in second place.

INFOSEC | October 21, 2020