The 2008 Data Breach Investigations Report draws from over 500 forensic engagements handled by the Verizon Business Investigative Response team over a four-year period. Tens of thousands of data points weave together the stories and statistics from compromise victims around the world. This report seeks to answer the following questions;
- Who is behind data breaches?
- How do breaches occur?
- What commonalities exist?
- Where should mitigation efforts be focused?