Tag: Data Breaches

10 Most Effective Data Breaches in the History of the Internet

Data breach incidents have nearly doubled in┬áthe past year and this trend is continuing to escalate at an alarming rate. However, the security market remains fairly quiet when it comes to data breaches, whether big or small. Dozens of data breaches, millions of people affected. When will these disasters end? In this year alone, there have been countless data breaches and hacks, targeting both organizations and individuals. While taking preventative …
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Number of Data Breaches Increased by 1.8% in 2016

Despite the number of data breaches still going up, there are some positive news as well. New research indicates the average cost per data breach is going down, which is a positive development. Unfortunately, this change can mainly be attributed to the US Dollar surging in value, rather than companies getting better at protecting their data. There is still a lot of work to be done, but it is good …
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2016 Data Breaches Account For Over 4 Billion Stolen Records

Hardly anyone will be surprised to learn data breaches have caused quite a lot of damage throughout 2016. New research by Risk Based Security shows how over 4 billion data records were stolen throughout 2016. Additionally, the company record as much as 4,149 confirmed breaches. Comparing the number of leaked records to 2013, there is a one billion increase. Quite a troublesome development, that much is certain. 2016 Was A …
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Singapore To Take Government Computers Offline In Response To Cyber Threats

Singapore is a country which will not shy away from taking drastic measures. Not even when those steps result in cutting off internet access for government computers. This initiative will start in May 2017, and is an effort to keep sensitive data safe from internet criminals. A Backwards Approach To A Modern Problem? It has become apparent governments have no real defense against internet criminals. Data breaches are becoming a …
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