Tuesday, January 12, 2010

2009 Data Breaches

The Identity Theft Resource Center released their yearly report on data breaches, found here.
Malicious attacks surpassed human error for the first time in three years. One shocking stat is that of the 498 breaches reported, only six (yes six!) had any kind of encryption or strong security features guarding the data. Companies still continue to fall down on basic steps to safeguard their customers or clients data, and it doesn't look like it's getting any better...

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