The Anatomy of a Third-Party Data Breach: Attack Methods

Data breaches that stem from third parties, vendors, or contractors are on the rise. In fact, the increase in third-party data breaches is due to the industrialization of the cybercriminal ecosystem and innovations such as ransomware, which makes cybercrime much more profitable and easier to carry out. Plus, the tools used for remote access, like virtual private networks (VPNs), aren’t properly secured to keep your network (and your company) safe from bad actors.

Prevent cyberattacks with comprehensive third-party access control.

Start by understanding the current threat landscape and learn why third-party access control is crucial to preventing cyberattacks that stem from third-party remote access. In this eBook, you’ll learn how:

  • The most common ways hackers use third-party access, like VPNs, phishing, ransomware, and privileged credential use.
  • The top breaches that stemmed from a vendor or third party, like Target, Hancock Health, and the auto industry.

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Remember: you’re only as safe as your most vulnerable vendor.

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