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[Infographic] The Alarming Rate of Data Breaches
February 18, 2014, 06:00 am EDT
While versions of the saying have become cliche, George Santayana’s warning ”Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” is still worth heeding, especially in the information security industry. With 2013 in the rear view mirror, the Target data breach and others of similar size and severity are still part of the mainstream media conversation and are necessitating that businesses adopt better, modern data protection strategies to avoid making headlines.
In the amount of time it took you to read the above paragraph, approximately 320 data records were lost or stolen, based on information about the rate of 2013 data breaches available from the new Breach Level Index.
This new infographic takes a look back at the quantity and disbursement of the data records lost or stolen last year in the hope that, when it comes to data security, everyone can learn from the past.Data Breach, Infographics and tagged Breach Level Index by Andrew Gertz. Bookmark the permalink.
Michal Cohen August 29, 2014, 10:15 am UTC
Prakash Panjwani August 28, 2014, 12:37 pm UTC
Mor Ahuvia August 6, 2014, 01:56 pm UTC
Mor Ahuvia August 4, 2014, 09:30 am UTC
SafeNet July 30, 2014, 09:00 am UTC
Mor Ahuvia July 21, 2014, 11:34 am UTC
Sharon Ginga June 18, 2014, 10:33 am UTC
Dino Pietropaolo June 16, 2014, 01:00 pm UTC
Andrew Gertz April 25, 2014, 02:06 pm UTC