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Weak remote access practices contributed to nearly all PoS breaches

2015/06/10

Securityweek - (International) Trustwave released a report revealing that 40 percent of the 574 breaches the company investigated from 2014 were in point-of-sale (PoS) systems and that 94 percent of the incidents were a result of weak remote security and passwords. The retail sector comprised 43 percent of the PoS breach investigations, among other findings.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/weak-remote-access-practices-contributed-nearly-all-pos-breaches-trustwave

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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