Overview#

Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is published by Verizon and is an unparalleled insight into cybersecurity threats and considered by many to be the most authoritative, data-driven cybersecurity report[1]

The latest version we looked at showed a study of 65 organizations that:

Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (2017) offers up a few security recommendations to help protect web applications, including:

  • Limit the amount of personal data and site credentials stored on web apps or backend databases to the minimum required to run operations, and encrypt the rest
  • Use a Multi-Factor Authentication into web applications that would require completely different attack pattern to compromise than passwords
  • Patch your content management systems (CMS) and plugins, and make sure you get notified of out-of-cycle patches

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