In any given year, the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is a highly anticipated release, providing visibility into the data breach landscape. While the 2016 DBIR is not yet available, Bryan Sartin, managing director, the RISK Team, Verizon, offered an early preview as well as insights from a new report dubbed the Verizon Breach Digest during a presentation at the RSA conference in San Francisco.
This report is a a subset of the Verizon RISK Team's analysis of hundreds of security incidents annually across the globe. It gives some interesting color and names to common attacks including social engineering - the hyper click; partner misuse - the busted chain; backdoor access - the alley cat; CMS compromise - the Roman holiday; data ransomware - the Catch 22; and RAM scraping - the leaky boot.
Watch the full video with Bryan Sartin, managing director, the RISK Team, Verizon, discussing the new Verizon Breach Digest:
Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at eSecurityPlanet and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist