Authored on: Nov 18, 2013
Download The 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report assembled by the Verizon RISK team in conjunction with 19 global partners analyzes 621 data breaches, 47,000+ reported security incidents, and at least 44 million compromised records in 2012. Verizon has been researching and analyzing data for more than nine years.1 The pace of security breaches has not decreased despite advances in security measures and intrusion prevention technologies. Quarter-by-quarter, hacking attempts are increasing exponentially. According to a report compiled by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), (a joint venture between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center), the following statistics indicate the number of complaints reported to the center and the financial scope of the problem.