Jam Session: 2016 Verizon DBIR

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Jam Session: 2016 Verizon DBIR

Jam Session: 2016 Verizon DBIR

Advanced Persistent Security Podcast

Episode 14

Guest: Matthew Eliason

May 5, 2016

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2016 Verizon DBIR Show Notes

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is an annual report that displays and analyzes data collected from many different sources including, Tenable Network Security, Splunk, Homeland Security, SANS and many others.  Per the report, This year’s data set is made up of over 100,000 incidents, of which 3,141 were confirmed data breaches. Of these, 64,199 incidents and 2,260 breaches comprise the finalized data set that was used in the analysis and figures throughout the report.”

Sit tight as we delve into the rabbit hole of cyber security incident analysis and what can be done to improve the landscape of cybersecurity.

Part 1

In the first part of our Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report we cover the following topics in-depth:

Victim demographics

Breach trends

Points of focus



Part 2

In the second part of our Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report we cover credentials and the different incident classification patterns:


Web App Attacks

Point-of-Sale Intrusions

Insider and Privilege Misuse

Miscellaneous Errors

Physical Theft and Loss


Payment Card Skimmers


Denial-of-Service Attacks

Everything Else

Part 3

In our wrap-up section we cover the EC-Council’s coupon code and other IT banter as well as Derby-Con.

Advanced Persistent Security has partnered with the EC-Council to provide a discounted EC-Council Training Event to our readers and listeners. The codes are only good for the Hacker Halted event in Atlanta, GA September 11-14 and 15-16, 2016. Below are the codes, if you have any questions, Contact Us:


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  • 1 Complimentary Exam Voucher
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Lunch and coffee breaks throughout the duration of the training
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