Primary attack points for data breaches U.S. 2018

The statistic shows the primary attack points for data breaches in organizations in the United States as of 2018. As of that time, 41 percent of the respondents believed that software was the primary attack point for data breaches.

Primary attack points for data breaches in the United States as of 2018*

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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 2018

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Special properties

IT decision makers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*The original question is "What do you believe is the primary attack point for most of today’s data breaches?"

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