Basic Web Application Attacks

All dates on the interactive DBIR website represent the calendar year of the incident. These values will differ from the print DBIR in cases where the DBIR collection period was used. This does not affect the validity of the analysis. To read more, see the Methodology section of the print DBIR.

1,302

Confirmed breaches

4,600

Total incidents

Pattern Basic Web Application Attacks

Incidents Across All Patterns

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Measure

This line chart shows how the breaches in Basic Web Application Attacks compare to the other patterns over time.

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Industries

Basic Web Application Attacks vs. industries

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Understanding the relationship between patterns and industries is a cheat-sheet for how to plan what to protect in your organization. If you know the most likely doors attackers will use to access your defenses, then you also know where to put the most locks. While all basic security controls must be addressed, this inside knowledge allows you to place priority for resource allocation on the areas where your organization needs it most.

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