Australia’s mandatory data breach notification laws a little over a week old…. 2,234,633 worldwide recorded data breaches for February 2018

By Peter Clarke It Governance compiles monthly and annual records of recorded data breaches. For February 2018 it calculated that there were 2,234,633 data breaches. A significant number but lower than previous months. That was not because of a change of heart by criminals and a vow to mend their evil ways or better cyber protection by organisations but rather that ransomware is becoming a bigger part of cyber criminals activities. Verizon has published its 2018 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report which identified 1,368 incidents covering 27 countries. In analysing the data Verizon concluded:
58 % involved insiders, often …read more

Source:: Peter A Clarke

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