Ransomware incidents surge, education a hot bed for data breaches, according to Verizon

Ransomware incidents have surged 50 percent from a year ago, educational institutions are becoming a playground for cyber espionage, and 68 percent of healthcare security threats are internal, according to Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Incident Report (DBIR). The DBIR is based on data from 65 organizations, 42,068 incidents, and 1,935 breaches in 84 countries. At a high level, Verizon's DBIR isn't that surprising. One of the recent trends is that cyber criminals...

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