Data breaches spiked by 86 percent in 2016; roughly 1.4 billion records compromised


Upwards of 1.4 billion records were compromised during the last calendar year, researchers said Tuesday, indicating an 86 percent increase over 2015. A total of 1,792 separate breaches were reported worldwide in 2016, according to the annual Breach Level Index published Tuesday by Gemalto, a Dutch digital security company, in turn affecting the integrity of over…


Data breaches spiked by 86 percent in 2016; roughly 1.4 billion records compromised
Data breaches spiked by 86 percent in 2016; roughly 1.4 billion records compromised

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