Verizon’s DBIR, one of the most-read and referenced data breach reports in cybersecurity, is considered the definitive source of annual cybercrime statistics. Verizon expanded the scope of the report to include 16 industries this year including Asia-Pacific (APAC); Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); and North America, Canada, and Bermuda that faced the most data breaches. This year the study is based on an analysis of a record total of 157,525 incidents. Of those, 32,002 met Verizon’s quality standards, and 3,950 were confirmed data breaches.
Cyber-attack is not limited to individual internet users but nowadays even companies need to bear the brunt of security intrusions. Results of these attacks can be fatal ranging from data loss of their customers to financial damage. In the event of a security breach, you should know how to recover from a cyber attack.