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Vestige is Contributor to 2018 Verizon DBIR for third year

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Vestige is Contributor to 2018 Verizon DBIR for third year

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CLEVELAND, OH Vestige Digital Investigations is named an official Contributor to the Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released at the annual RSA Conference.  The list of 67 contributors  in 65 countries span both public and private entities that cover cybersecurity threats around the world.

Verizon releases its annual DBIR that provides analysis of information security incidents, with a specific focus on data breaches. The report is highly anticipated every year for those in the Information Security field.  It also provides valuable takeaways for many in the corporate world.

“For the third year in a row Verizon reached out to Vestige to be a Contributor. We are pleased to continue to help contribute our extensive experience in cybersecurity matters in 2017 toward actionable real-world prevention to help organizations protect themselves from cyber incidents and data breach,” said Greg Kelley, EnCE DFCP and Chief Technology Officer at Vestige Digital Investigations.

The DBIR is produced by the Verizon RISK (Research, Investigations, Solutions, Knowledge) team within Verizon’s Enterprise Services business unit. The report’s data set combines data from public and private organizations around the world, including law enforcement agencies, national incident-reporting entities, research institutions, private security firms and Verizon. Before being analyzed, the case studies, reports and interviews are standardized using the Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) Framework. Each year, Verizon seeks to increase the size of its data set by incorporating data from more contributors.

Highlights include: The 2018 Verizon DBIR edition provides a deep dive into more than 53,000 real incidents and 2,216 confirmed data breaches with the ultimate goal of informing defenders on the threats they face and how to protect against them.

Click here for the big picture HIGHLIGHTS – Executive Summary.

Vestige Digital Investigations, is a leading U.S. Electronic Evidence Experts company specializing in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity solutions – both proactive and reactive.

Vestige provides timely and trusted investigations of any digital devices to resolve disputes and litigate claims including Non-Compete/Intellectual Property (IP) Theft, Data Breaches, White Collar Crime, ESI Consulting and more. We serve small, mid-size and large Fortune 500 corporations both nationally and internationally helping professionals in the administrative, finance, fraud examination, HR, IT, insurance, law enforcement, legal and risk management fields make educated and informed decisions about access and preservation of digital information and its security. As experts, we offer a comprehensive knowledge of both the technical and legal aspects of digital forensics and cybersecurity. We are respected for confidential, objective, and knowledgeable investigations and reporting. Vestige Digital Investigations is headquartered in Cleveland, OH, with offices in Columbus, OH & Pittsburgh, PA and provides national and international coverage.