Mohamed Fagiri

Principal Consultant, Forensics MEA

Verizon Business Security Solutions

Mohamed Fagiri is a Principal Consultant within Verizon Business he is part of Verizon Business GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) Practice in the Middle East and Africa, he has 12 years experience in Information Security with great interest in Data Security and PCI.

His background includes ISO27001 and Identity & Access Management. He provided expert guidance and performed number of roles to enhance and embellish the IT security capability within the organisations he worked for.

Mohamed has worked in several markets including Finance, Banking, Government and Telecommunication, in the UK, Holland, UAE, Saudi and West Africa.

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2011 Data Breach Investigations Report

The more you know the better you can prepare.

The Verizon 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) now spans 7 years, 1,700+ breaches, and over 900 million compromised records. It emphasizes how important it is to take the proper security precautions to avoid your organization becoming the next breach victim.

The 2011 DBIR provides insight and clear recommendations for you to follow to face security threats head-on, the findings of the 2011 report include:

• 92% stemmed from external agents

• 97% of breaches were avoidable through simple or intermediate controls

• 89% of victims subject to PCI-DSS had not achieved compliance

• 50% utilized some form of hacking

• 49% incorporated malware