DBIR: Data Breach Trends & Recommendations [Report]

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What types of attacks are most common against your type of organization? Where is your organization is vulnerable to data breaches? Is data security a continued priority of senior leadership or is it a one time project delegated to IT? What do you need to be doing to protect your organizations brand and its stakeholders?

These are all questions your organization should seriously be considering.

Data security is a growing concern in today’s world. Significant breaches regularly make headlines, but how do you even begin to understand the threat landscape and begin putting together plans to protect your organization and its stakeholders?

Enter the 2014 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR), which was designed to help make this information accessible to leaders of all types within an organization.

Disclaimer: In addition to my nonprofit interests, I also work for Verizon, the primary author of this report. I wish to be clear that I am personally recommending the contents of this report, and am in no way speaking on behalf of Verizon or implying Verizon’s endorsement of TopNonprofits.

Quick DBIR Facts:

  • Seventh consecutive year of publication with more than 10 years of data
  • Data from 50 organizations around the world (including Secret Service,
  • 1,367 confirmed data breaches
  • 63,000+ reported security incidents from 95 countries
  • 92% of all incidents from the last 10 years fall into nine patterns

Download your free copy of the 2014 DBIR today (providing your contact information is optional).

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Craig Van Korlaar

Craig specializes in strategy, systems, and metrics. He enjoys cross-pollinating ideas from the nonprofit, government, and business sectors (all of which he's worked in). In addition to heading up topnonprofits.com, his passions include technology, books, social causes, and the global church.