On June 11, Verizon Business Security Solutions released the "2008 Data Breach Investigations Report. "It's a unique and comprehensive, data-driven report on forensics and computer crime investigations, gathered from 500 cases over a 4-year period.
The report contains insights gathered from real-world security incidents and examines critical trends in data theft, including:
- Which poses the bigger danger—insider threats or partner companies?
- What kinds of companies do data thieves target?
- Who are these data thieves?
- How do they launch their attacks?
- How can you protect yourself from increasingly sophisticated cyber crime techniques?
- What's the best way to mitigate security vulnerabilities?
In conjunction with the report, Verizon Business is hosting a webinar on June 19 with Dr. Peter Tippett, Vice President at Verizon Business, Bryan Sartin, Director of Investigative Response at Verizon Business and Thomas Raschke, Senior Analyst at Forrester. These leading security experts will discuss the report's findings in-depth and answer your questions.
Dr. Peter Tippett
Vice President, Verizon Business
Dr. Peter Tippett is Vice President of Research and Intelligence for the Security Solutions group at Verizon Business. An information security pioneer, Tippett has led the computer security industry for more than 20 years, initially as a vendor of security products, and over the past 15 years, as a key strategist. Dr. Tippett is best known for his creation of enterprise risk metrics, and large risk intelligence and compliance management programs for enterprises.
Director, Investigative Response, Verizon Business
Bryan Sartin is Director of the Investigative Response practice at Verizon Business. In this role he is responsible for all customer-facing Incident Response, Computer Forensics, IT investigative work, and Litigation Support / eDiscovery. Sartin has more than 15 years experience in the security arena, providing industry-leading services and support for both commercial and government organizations. His position covers Asia-Pacific, the Americas, and EMEA.
Senior Analyst, Forrester
Thomas Raschke serves Security & Risk professionals. He is a leading expert on European IT security, risk management, and compliance. Specifically, Thomas advises clients on information leak prevention, managed security services, and mobile security, and has been instrumental in the development of Forrester's security assessments. He also leads Forrester's strategic consulting to IT security vendors in Europe.