Monday, May 9, 2011

Credential theft out of control

Ineffective, weak or stolen credentials continue to wreak havoc on enterprise security, while stolen passwords and credentials are out of control. (
The 2011 report investigated approximately 760 data breaches and finds that hacking (50%) and malware (49%) were the most prominent types of attack, with many of them involving stolen credentials and passwords.

As in previous years, the vulnerabilities created by conventional access credentials feature among the report's key findings.
The username/password bloom is off the ID management rose.