Spear Phishing, Targeted Attacks and Data Breach Trends

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Beyond spear phishing, a majority of respondents (56 percent - 58 percent RSA, 45 percent Infosecurity) believe that, in the past year, their organization was the target of some other form of targeted attack and/or advanced persistent threat. 21 percent of respondents (19 percent RSA, 30 percent Infosecurity) do not believe they were targeted in this way. The remaining 23 percent of respondents (23 percent RSA, 24 percent Infosecurity) did not know.

During the RSA Conference 2013 and Infosecurity Europe 2013 conferences, Proofpoint surveyed a total of 620 professionals with C-level, IT, security and risk/compliance titles (505 of these at the RSA Conference, 115 at Infosecurity Europe) that visited Proofpoint’s conference booth. Using a Web-based survey, respondents were asked about a variety of concerns around spear phishing, advanced targeted attacks and data breaches. Both surveys asked the same questions. This slideshow features the key findings.

 

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