lunes, 4 de junio de 2012

Trustwave 2012 Global Security Report

The Trustwave 2012 Global Security Report highlights top data security risk areas, offering predictions on future targets based on analysis and perceived trends. In 2011, one of the most notable trends was the targeting of customer records; 89% of attacks were focused on obtaining personally identifiable information, credit card data and other customer data. The report discusses this trend and many more, and defines how companies across the globe are leaving themselves open to data security threats.

Key Findings
  • For the second year, the food & beverage industry made up the highest percentage of investigations at nearly 44%.
  • Industries with franchise models are the new cyber targets: more than a third of 2011 investigations occurred in a franchise business.
  • Data harvesting techniques continued to target data "in-transit" within victim environments as was seen in 62.5% of 2011 investigations.  
  • The most common password used by global businesses is "Password1" because it satisfies the default Microsoft Active Directory complexity setting.

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