© Neil Daswani and Moudy Elbayadi 2021
N. Daswani, M. ElbayadiBig Breacheshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6655-7_17

17. Recap

Neil Daswani1   and Moudy Elbayadi2
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Carlsbad, CA, USA

In Part 1, we covered the histories and stories of big breaches and the root causes of thousands of breaches from 2003 to 2020. Table 17-1 summarizes the root causes of the data breaches at Target, JPMorgan Chase, Yahoo, OPM, Facebook, Marriott, and Capital One. Phishing, for instance, was a root cause of breach in the Target, JPMorgan Chase, and Yahoo breaches. Malware was a root cause in the Target, Yahoo, OPM, and Marriott breaches. Software vulnerabilities were root causes in breaches at Yahoo, Facebook, and Capital One.

Although phishing ...

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