The 8 Most Common Causes of Data Breaches

May 22, 2013


The 8 Most Common Causes of Data Breaches

Your organization’s data is valuable — both to the organization and to any number of cybercriminals who are looking to do damage, make money, reap revenge, sabotage the business, get to your partners through your network … the list goes on and on, unfortunately. And not only are there numerous people and institutions that would like to get at your data, there are numerous ways for them to do so. 

With that said, there are some common methodologies that cybercriminals use to infiltrate data systems, and knowing what those methodologies are is the first step to taking arms against them. In this Dark Reading report, we enumerate the most common types of data breaches, provide insight into how they’re perpetrated and offer recommendations for heading them off. (S6980513)


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