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    Data Privacy and Security Trends in the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report

    Amanda Doran

    In May 2020, Verizon released their 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report, which contains data privacy and security insights gained from an analysis of 157,525 security incidents and 3,950 data breaches in 2019.

    Verizon reports that: 70% of breaches were perpetuated by external actors; 45% of breaches involved hacking; 58% of breaches resulted in compromised personal data; and 43% of breaches involved a web application.

    Read the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report

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