May 22, 2020: Murali Palanisamy, CSO of AppViewX, said – Drilling down into Verizon’s 2020 version of the DBIR tells us two things: One, the number of incidents and data breaches is snowballing year-on-year, confirming the trend that digital transformation will result in threat vectors compounding and growing in number. And two, hacking for financial gain has taken precedence over malware and other low-impact techniques as the primary motivator for malicious actors.