Verizon Launches Service Based On Data Breach Report Methodology

Neil Roiter reports:

Verizon Business is offering an security incident analysis service based on the Verizon Incident Sharing framework (VerIS), the foundation of the organization’s highly regarded annual Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR). The aim of the service is to generate metrics of an organization’s security incidents over time to discover the root causes of vulnerability and take preventive measures.

The DBIR has been particularly valuable in identifying common weaknesses–typically, failures to implement very basic security measures and controls that repeatedly result in breaches. The Verizon investigations show consistent issues across organizations in sectors such as hospitality, retail and financial services.

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