Management Cyber-Ed

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C-Suite Executives Beware! – Key Findings of the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report
C-suite executives are being extensively targeted by cybercriminals and for good reason. They are likely to have high-level privileges, so their accounts and credentials are more valuable. Compromised email accounts can be used for social engineering, phishing, and Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks on other members of the organization and vendors.

-C-Suite executives are 12 times more likely to be targeted in social engineering attacks than other employees
-Cyber-espionage related data breaches increased from 13% of breaches in 2017 to 25% in 2018
-Nation-state attacks increased from 12% of attacks in 2017 to 23% in 2018
-Financially motivated breaches fell from 76% to 71%
-Phishing is involved in 32% of breaches and 78% of cyber-espionage incidents
-90% of malware arrived via email
-60% of web application attacks were on cloud-based email servers

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