TITLE

Better safe than sorry

AUTHOR(S)
BISCHOFF, GLENN
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2013, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "2013 Data Breach Investigations Report" from Verizon. Data showed that hacking was a factor in 52 percent of data breaches covered by the study. Malware played a role in 40 percent of data breaches. Small businesses are affected more by hacking and malware than large businesses, according to Verizon's senior analyst Marc Spitler.
ACCESSION #
87593074

 

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