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2019 U.S. Data Breach Numbers Are In—And They’re Mixed
Thursday, Jan 30 2020
Security Tech Brief Staff
A final tally of U.S. data breaches for last year shows an overall increase, but cybersecurity pros could point to some underlying success stories as well. So reports MarketWatch.
A new report by the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center counts 1,473 such breaches in 2019, up 17% from the previous year.
The report also finds that the total amount of records exposed dropped by about 50%, while the exposure of “sensitive personally identifiable information” tumbled by 65%.
Read the full article from MarketWatch.