2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report takeaway series: High-tech
According to the 10th annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, distributed denial-of-service attacks and web application attacks were the biggest offenders for security incident and breach patterns in 2016 affecting the technology industry.
In our takeaway series, we boil down the most pertinent points of the report into easily-digestible, industry-segmented (i.e. retail, hospitality, high tech) chunks.
In this second edition of our DBIR takeaway series, our very own Scott Huguenin, director of high technology solutions, reports on what you need to do to protect your technology business and users from cyber security threats, including:
- What top three patterns affect the technology industry: denial of service, web application and crimeware.
- The steps technology and manufacturing industries have made to remediate vulnerabilities.
- What suggested actions your security operations teams should take and how they should prioritize their efforts.